It happened today – this day in history – September 12

1217: French prince Louis and English King Henry III sign a peace treaty. 1624: The first submarine is publicly tested

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It happened today – this day in history – August 18

1227: Death of Mongolian warlord Genghis Khan (Temüjin Borjigin). 1587: Virginia Dare is the first English child born in the

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It happened today – this day in history – December 2

1547: Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes, who defeated the Aztec Empire and colonized large parts of Mexico, dies of pleurisy. 1697:

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