It happened today – this day in history – November 29

1530: Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, advisor to Henry VIII, dies just before facing trial for treason. 1643: Composer Claudio Monteverdi dies

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It happened today – this day in history – November 15

1492: Christopher Columbus makes the first recorded reference to tobacco. 1515: Thomas Wolsey is invested as a cardinal. 1532: Pope

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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 – 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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