It happened today – this day in history – July 10

48BC: Julius Caesar 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. 1558: Ivan the Terrible gives parts of north Russia to fur traders.

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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 – March 22

871: Ethelred van Wessex defeats the Danish invasion army at the Battle of Marton. 1349: Townspeople of Fulda, Germany, massacre

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It happened today – this day in history – March 21

1413: Henry of Monmouth, Prince of Wales, becomes King Henry V of England. 1610: King James I of England and

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It happened today – this day in history – January 12

1528: Gustav I is crowned King of Sweden. 1723: George Frideric Handel’s opera “Ottone” premieres at the King’s Theatre, London.

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It happened today – this day in history – December 10

1394: James I of Scotland is born in Dunfermline Palace. 1510: Muslim ruler of Goa, Yusuf Adil Shah and his

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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 – 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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