It happened today – this day in history – July 28

1148: Crusaders abandon their siege of Damascus. 1540: Thomas Cromwell, chief minister for Henry VIII is executed for treason and

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It happened today – this day in history – May 22

334BC: The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia at the Battle of the Granicus. 1176:

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It happened today – on this day in history – December 12

1694: The Royal Society censures astronomer Edmond Halley for suggesting in a paper titled ‘Some considerations about the cause of

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