It happened today – this day in history – July 10

48BC: Julius Ceasar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey near the city of Dyrrachium (in what is now Albania).

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It happened today – this day in history – May 17

1510: Death of painter Sandro Botticelli. 1536: Anne Boleyn’s supposed “four lovers” are executed shortly before her own beheading two

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It happened today – this day in history – January 19

1419: Rouen surrenders to Henry V in the Hundred Years’ War. 1547: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, is executed in

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It happened today – this day in history – November 2

1470: Edward V is born in Westminster. 1734: Birth of American frontiersman Daniel Boone in Pennsylvania. 1755: Birth of Marie

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