It happened today – this day in history – September 8

1157: Birth of Richard the Lionheart in Oxford. 1276: John XXI, the only Portuguese pope is elected. 1380: Moscow’s great

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It happened today – this day in history – August 8

1549: Henry II of France declares war on England and orders the siege of Boulogne. 1609: The Venetian senate examines

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It happened today – this day in history – May 4

1471: The Battle of Tewkesbury, the final battle between the Houses of Lancaster and York: Prince of Wales, Edward of

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