It happened today – on this day in history – March 4

1193: Death of Saladin, first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. 1522: Anne Boleyn

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It happened today – this day in history – November 21

1620: The Pilgrim Fathers reach Provincetown Harbour, Massachusetts. 1694: French writer and philosopher Voltaire (Francois-Marie Arouet) is born in Paris.

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It happened today – this day in history – November 19

1274: The Mongol army lands at Hakata Bay in Japan during their first invasion attempt and are defeated;. A typhoon

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It happened today – this day in history – November 15

1492: Christopher Columbus makes the first recorded reference to tobacco. 1515: Thomas Wolsey is invested as a cardinal. 1532: Pope

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It happened today – this day in history – September 6

1492: Christopher Columbus’ fleet leaves Gomera, one of the Canary Islands. 1620: The Mayflower departs Plymouth with 102 Pilgrims and

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