It happened today – this day in history – September 18

1180: Death of Louis VII, King of France. 1544: Henry VIII’s troops occupy Boulogne. 1709: Birth of lexicographer Samuel Johnson

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It happened today – this day in history – August 20

2AD: Venus and Jupiter in conjunction – possible astrological explanation for Star of Bethlehem. 1000: Hungary is established as a

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It happened today – this day in history – June 13

1525: Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and

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