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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 […]