It happened today – this day in history – June 2

455: King Gaiseric and the Vandals sack Rome. 575: Benedict I begins his reign as Pope. 1740: Birth of the

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It happened today – this day in history – November 4

1333: The River Arno floods, causing massive damage in Florence. 1429: Joan of Arc and Charles d’Albret liberate the heavily

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It happened today – this day in history – December 6

343: Greek Bishop St Nicholas, model for the modern day Father Christmas, dies aged 73. 1240: Mongols under Batu Khan

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