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#TodayInHistory – November 14

November 14 – Some important events on this day. 1524 👉🏼 Francisco Pizarro begins his 1st great expedition, near Colombia 1666 👉🏼 Diarist Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion […]

#TodayInHistory – November 13

November 13 – Some important events on this day. 1789 👉🏼 Benjamin Franklin writes “Nothing . . . certain but death & taxes” 1839 👉🏼 Last bull run in Britain […]

#TodayInHistory – November 12

November 12 – Some important events on this day. 764 👉🏼 Tibetan troops occupy Chang’an for 15 days, capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty 1823 👉🏼 Great North Holland Canal […]

#TodayInHistory – November 11

November 11 – Some important events on this day. 308 👉🏼 The Congress of Carnuntum: Attempting to keep peace within the Roman Empire, the leaders of the Tetrarchy declare Maxentius […]

#TodayInHistory – November 10

November 10 – Some important events on this day. 1444 👉🏼 Battle at Varna, Black Sea: Sultan Murad II beats crusaders 1619 👉🏼 René Descartes has the dream that inspires […]

#TodayInHistory – November 9

November 9 – Some important events on this day. 694 👉🏼 Spanish King Egica accuses Jews of aiding Muslims/sentenced to slavery 1313 👉🏼 Louis the Bavarian defeats his cousin Frederick […]

#TodayInHistory – November 8

November 8 – Some important events on this day. 392 👉🏼 Roman Emperor Theodosius declares Christian religion the state religion 1519 👉🏼 1st meeting of Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II and […]

#TodayInHistory – November 7

November 7 – Some important events on this day. 921 👉🏼 Treaty of Bonn: East France & West France recognize each other 1492 👉🏼 Ensisheim Meteorite strikes a wheat field […]

#TodayInHistory – November 6

November 6 – Some important events on this day. 1528 👉🏼 Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes first known European to set foot in Texas 1572 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – November 5

November 5 – Some important events on this day. 1492 👉🏼 Christopher Columbus 1st learns about growing and harvesting maize (corn) from Cuba’s indigenous population 1500 👉🏼 Astronomer Copernicus observes […]

#TodayInHistory – November 4

November 4 – Some important events on this day. 1333 👉🏼 Flood of the Arno River, causing massive damage in Florence as recorded by the Florentine chronicler Giovanni Villani. 1429 […]

#TodayInHistory – November 3

November 3 – Some important events on this day. 644 👉🏼 Umar ibn al-Khattab, second Muslim caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina 1394 👉🏼 Jews are expelled […]

#TodayInHistory – November 2

November 2 – Some important events on this day. 1642 👉🏼 Second Battle of Breitenfeld, aka First Battle of Leipzig: victory for the Swedish army under Field Marshal Lennart Torstenson […]

#TodayInHistory – November 1

November 1 – Some important events on this day. 835 👉🏼 All Saints Day made compulsory by Pope Gregory IV throughout Frankish Kingdom 996 👉🏼 First recorded use of modern […]

#TodayInHistory – October 31

October 31 – Some important events on this day. 1517 👉🏼 Martin Luther sends his 95 Theses to Albrecht von Brandenburg, the Archbishop of Mainz, precipitating The Protestant Reformation 1541 […]

#TodayInHistory – October 30

October 30 – Some important events on this day. 1270 👉🏼 The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis ended by agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis […]

#TodayInHistory – October 29

October 29 – Some important events on this day. 539 BC 👉🏼 King Cyrus “the Great” of Persia marches into Babylon, freeing Jewish captives and allowing them to return home […]

#TodayInHistory – October 28

October 28 – Some important events on this day. 1492 👉🏼 Christopher Columbus sights Cuba and claims it for Spain under the name “Juana” 1538 👉🏼 The first university in […]

#TodayInHistory – October 27

October 27 – Some important events on this day. 312 👉🏼 Roman Emperor Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross. Constantine the Great’s […]

#TodayInHistory – October 26

October 26 – Some important events on this day. 740 👉🏼 An earthquake strikes Constantinople, causing damage to city walls and buildings 1366 👉🏼 Comet 55P/1366 U1 (Tempel-Tuttle) approaches 0.0229 […]