It happened today – this day in history – July 9

1401: Turko-Mongol ruler Tamerlane destroys Baghdad, killing 20,000. 1540: Henry VIII annuls his six month marriage to his fourth wife

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It happened today – this day in history – May 6

1502: James Tyrrell, the alleged murderer of the Princes in the Tower is executed. 1527: Spanish and German imperial troops

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