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#TodayInHistory – June 6

June 6 – Some important events on this day. 1242 👉🏼 24 wagonloads of Talmudic books burned in Paris 1391 👉🏼 Inhabitants of Seville, Spain, massacre 5,000 Jews 🇪🇸 1523 […]

#TodayInHistory – June 5

June 5 – Some important events on this day. 1661 👉🏼 Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge 1805 👉🏼 1st recorded tornado in “Tornado Alley” (Southern […]

#TodayInHistory – June 4

June 4 – Some important events on this day. 781 BC 👉🏼 Oldest Chinese recording of a solar eclipse 1070 👉🏼 Roquefort cheese created in a cave near Roquefort, France […]

#TodayInHistory – June 3

June 3 – Some important events on this day. 1539 👉🏼 Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain. Commissioned by the Spanish crown to conquer Florida, Hernando de Soto and […]

#TodayInHistory – June 2

June 2 – Some important events on this day. 455 👉🏼 King Gaiseric and the Vandals sack Rome – Rome looted for 14 days 1763 👉🏼 Pontiac’s Rebellion: At what […]

#TodayInHistory – June 1

June 1 – Some important events on this day. 4000 BC 👉🏼 Approximate domestication of the horse in the Eurasian steppes near Dereivka, central Ukraine. But this is just a […]

#TodayInHistory – May 31

May 31 – Some important events on this day. 1279 BC 👉🏼 Ramesses II, also known as Ramesses the Great becomes Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt (19th Dynasty). Did you know? […]

#TodayInHistory – May 30

May 30 – Some important events on this day. 1431 👉🏼 Hundred Years’ War: 19 year old Joan of Arc is burned at the stake by an English-dominated tribunal in […]

#TodayInHistory – May 29

May 29 – Some important events on this day. 1176 👉🏼 Battle at Legnano: Lombard League beats Frederick Barbarossa and the Holy Roman Empire 1453 👉🏼 Constantinople, capital of the […]

#TodayInHistory – May 28

May 28 – Some important events on this day. 585 BC 👉🏼 Solar eclipse, as predicted by Greek philosopher Thales, while Lydians at war with the Medes leads to a […]

#TodayInHistory – May 27

May 27 – Some important events on this day. 1679 👉🏼 Habeaus Corpus Act (strengthening person’s right to challenge unlawful arrest & imprisonment) passes in England1703 👉🏼 Saint Petersburg (Leningrad) […]

#TodayInHistory – May 26

May 26 – Some important events on this day. 451 👉🏼 The Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Empire takes place. The Armenians are defeated militarily but […]