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#TodayInHistory – August 7

August 7 – Some important events on this day. 322 BC 👉🏼 Battle of Crannon between Athens and Macedon following the death of Alexander the Great 1428 👉🏼 Valais witch […]

#TodayInHistory – August 6

August 6 – Some important events on this day. 1497 👉🏼 Italian explorer John Cabot returns to Bristol from North America (Newfoundland) – first European to do so since the […]

#TodayInHistory – August 5

August 5 – Some important events on this day. 910 👉🏼 The last major Viking army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces […]

#TodayInHistory – August 4

August 4 – Some important events on this day. 1181 👉🏼 Supernova SN 1181 in the constellation Cassiopeia observed by Chinese and Japanese astronomers, lasting until August 6 1558 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – August 3

August 3 – Some important events on this day. 8 👉🏼 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus 1492 👉🏼 Christopher Columbus sets sail on his first […]

#TodayInHistory – August 2

August 2 – Some important events on this day. 338 BC 👉🏼 Macedonian army led by Philip II defeats combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, […]

#TodayInHistory – August 1

August 1 – Some important events on this day. 30 BC 👉🏼 Octavian (later known as Augustus) enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic 527 […]

#TodayInHistory – July 31

July 31 – Some important events on this day. 30 BC 👉🏼 Battle of Alexandria: Mark Antony achieves minor victory over Octavian, but most of his army subsequently deserts, leading […]

#TodayInHistory – July 30

July 30 – Some important events on this day. 101 BC 👉🏼 Battle of Vercellae: Roman army under Gaius Marius defeats the Cimbri in Cisalpine Gaul, ending the Celto-Germanic threat […]

#TodayInHistory – July 29

July 29 – Some important events on this day. 626 👉🏼 Avaren/Slaves under khagan Bajan begin siege of Constantinople 904 👉🏼 Thessalonica is sacked by Saracen pirates led by renegade […]

#TodayInHistory – July 28

July 28 – Some important events on this day. 1148 👉🏼 Second Crusade: Crusaders abandon their siege of Damascus 1330 👉🏼 Battle of Velbuzd: Serbian forces defeats Bulgarian army 1794 […]

#TodayInHistory – July 27

July 27 – Some important events on this day. 1214 👉🏼 1st battle of Bouvines: King Philip II of France vs Holy Roman Emperor Otto IV and King John of […]

#TodayInHistory – July 26

July 26 – Some important events on this day. 657 👉🏼 Battle of Siffin during the first Muslim civil war between Ali ibn Abi Talib and Muawiyah I beside Euphrates […]

#TodayInHistory – July 25

July 25 – Some important events on this day. 306 👉🏼 Constantine I is proclaimed Roman Emperor by his troops 1521 👉🏼 About 300 heretics burned in Vrijdagmarkt Gent 1538 […]