It happened today – this day in history – July 19

64AD: Circus Maximus in Rome catches fire 711: Muslim forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by their

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It happened today – this day in history – February 14

1076: Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV for the first time. 1349: 900 Jews are burned alive

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It happened today – this day in history – February 14

1400: Richard II is murdered at Pontefract Castle. 1556: Archbishop Thomas Cranmer is declared a heretic. 1689: Parliament places Mary

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