It happened today – this day in history – August 16

1513: Henry VIII and Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I beat France at the Battle of the Spurs at Guinegate. 1743:

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It happened today – this day in history – August 7

1560: Birth of Elizabeth Bathory, Hungarian countess and most prolific female serial killer in history, in Nyírbátor. 1573: Francis Drake’s

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It happened today – this day in history – August 4

1265: Prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort the younger at the Battle of Evesham. 1306: Wenceslaus III of Bohemia is

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It happened today – this day in history – February 2

1141: King Stephen is captured by forces loyal to Empress Matilda at the Battle of Lincoln. 1349: At least 200

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It happened today – on this day in history – December 19

1154: Henry II is crowned King of England. 1642: Four of explorer Abel Rasman’s crew are killed at Wharewharangi Bay

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It happened today – this day in history – August 7

1560: Birth of Elizabeth Bathory, Hungarian countess and most prolific female serial killer in history, in Nyírbátor. 1573: Francis Drake’s

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