It happened today – this day in history – October 14

1066: The Battle of Hastings. William the Conqueror and his Norman army defeat the English forces of Harold II who

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It happened today – this day in history – August 28

1189: Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan. 1521: Belgrade is captured by troops of Turkish Sultan

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It happened today – this day in history – July 10

48BC: Julius Ceasar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey near the city of Dyrrachium (in what is now Albania).

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It happened today – this day in history – April 4

1406: Death of Robert III, King of Scots. 1581: Francis Drake is knighted by Queen Elizabeth I aboard the Golden

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It happened today – this day in history – March 28

193AD: Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.

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It happened today – this day in history – March 25

1199: Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leads to his death on April 6. 1306:

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It happened today – this day in history – October 14

1066: The Battle of Hastings. William the Conqueror and his Norman army defeat the English forces of Harold II who

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It happened today – this day in history – August 28

1189: Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan. 1521: Belgrade is captured by troops of Turkish Sultan

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