It happened today – this day in history – December 4

1123: Death of Persian poet, astronomer, mathematician, and philosopher Omar Khayyám. 1154: Nicholas Breakspear is elected Pope Adrian IV, the

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

800: Charlemagne judges accusations against Pope Leo III in the Vatican. 1420: Henry V of England enters Paris. 1640: Portugal

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It happened today – this day in history – November 28

1499: Edward Plantagenet, 17th Count of Warwick and Plantagenet heir, is beheaded for treason aged 24. 1520: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand

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It happened today – this day in history – November 27

8BC: Roman poet Horace dies aged 56. 1295: Edward I calls what later became known as “The Model Parliament” extending

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It happened today – this day in history – November 25

1034: Death of Malcolm II, King of Scots. 1500: Governor De Bobadilla of Santo Domingo captures Christopher Columbus. 1741: Elizabeth

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