It happened today – this day in history – July 13

1174: William I of Scotland, key rebel in the revolt of 1173-1174, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to

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It happened today – this day in history – July 11

138: Antoninus Pius succeeds Hadrian as emperor of Rome. 1274: Birth of Robert the Bruce in Scotland. 1346: Charles IV

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It happened today – this day in history – April 28

1202: King Philip II expels King John of England from France. 1770: Captain James Cook lands at Botany Bay, Australia.

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It happened today – this day in history – April 19

1713: Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI issues the Pragmatic Sanction, decreeing that Habsburg possessions can be inherited by a daughter.

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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 – January 17

1377: Pope Gregory XI moves the Papacy back to Rome from Avignon. 1501: Cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome

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It happened today – this day in history – December 24

563: The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes. 1167:

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It happened today – this day in history – November 30

1016: Canute, King of Denmark, claims the English throne after the death of Edmund ‘Ironside’. 1523: Amsterdam bans the assembly

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It happend today – this day in history – October 8

1075: Dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia. 1690: Ottoman troops capture Belgrade. 1769: Captain James Cook lands in Poverty

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