It happened today – this day in history – March 3

1409: The Austrian civil war ends. 1431: Bishop Gabriele Condulmer is elected as Pope Eugene IV. 1794: First performance of

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It happened today – this day in history – October 5

1568: The trial of Mary, Queen of Scots begins at the Conference of York. 1796: Spain declares war on England.

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It happened today – this day in history – September 22

66: Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica. 1499: Switzerland becomes an independent state. 1515: Anne of Cleves, fourth wife

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It happened today – this day in history – September 9

1000: Battle of Svolder – King Olaf on board the Long Serpent is defeated in one of the greatest naval

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It happened today – this day in history – August 9

48BC: Julius Ceasar defeats Pompey at Pharsalus and Pompey flees to Egypt. 681: Bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on

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It happened today – this day in history – October 5

1568: The trial of Mary, Queen of Scots begins at the Conference of York. 1796: Spain declares war on England.

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It happened today – this day in history – August 9

48BC: Julius Ceasar defeats Pompey at Pharsalus and Pompey flees to Egypt. 681: Bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on

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It happened today – on this day in history – March 1

1445: Birth of Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli. 1565: Portuguese soldier Estácio de Sá founds the city of Rio de Janeiro,

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It happened today – this day in history – September 22

1499: Switzerland becomes an independent state. 1515: Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of Henry VIII, is born in Dusseldorf. 1529:

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