It happened today – this day in history – May 29

1176: The Lombard League defeats Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle at Legnano. 1415: Pope

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It happened today – this day in history – May 5

1260: Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan, becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire. 1494: Christopher Columbus sights Jamaica, landing at

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It happened today – this day in history – May 3

1621: Lord Chancellor Francis Bacon is accused of bribery. 1758: Death of Pope Benedict XIV aged 83. 1802: Washington DC

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