It happened today – this day in history – April 4

1406: Death of Robert III, King of Scots. 1558: Ivan the Terrible gives parts of north Russia to fur traders.

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It happened today – this day in history – March 26

127AD: Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy begins his observations of the heavens. 1668: England takes control of Bombay. 1780: The

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It happened today – this day in history – January 6

1017: Cnut the Great is crowned king of England. 1066: King Harold I of England is crowned. 1367: Richard II

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It happened today – this day in history – December 14

872: John VIII elected as Catholic Pope. 1476: Vlad III Dracula dies in battle aged 45. 1503: Birth of astrologer

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It happened today – this day in history – April 4

1406: Death of Robert III, King of Scots. 1581: Francis Drake is knighted by Queen Elizabeth I aboard the Golden

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It happened today – this day in history – March 26

127AD: Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy begins his observations of the heavens. 1668: England takes control of Bombay. 1780: The

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