It happened today – this day in history – September 5

1548: Death of Catherine Parr, sixth wife of Henry VIII. 1638: Birth of Louis XIV in Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France.

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It happened today – this day in history – March 29

1461: Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton – Duke of York defeats the Lancastrian army, deposes King Henry VI

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