It happened today – this day in history – January 16

550: The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege by bribing the Isaurian garrison. 1362: A storm

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It happened today – on this day in history – December 15

37: Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus is born in Antium. 1488: Explorer Bartolomeu Dias returns to Portugal after becoming the

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It happened today – this day in history – November 28

1499: Edward Plantagenet, 17th Count of Warwick and Plantagenet heir, is beheaded for treason aged 24. 1520: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand

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It happened today – this day in history – November 25

1034: Death of Malcolm II, King of Scots. 1500: Governor De Bobadilla of Santo Domingo captures Christopher Columbus. 1741: Elizabeth

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It happened today – this day in history – October 31

1396: 31-year old Richard II weds Isabella of Valois, aged six – yes 6 – in a dynastic marriage. 1517:

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It happened today – this day in history – August 24

1360: The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years’

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