It happened today – this day in history – November 5

1492: Christopher Columbus first learns about growing and harvesting maize (corn) from Cuba’s indigenous population. 1605: Catholic conspirator Guy Fawkes

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It happened today – this day in history – August 14

1040: King Duncan I of Scotland is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. 1498: Christopher Columbus

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It happened today – this day in history – June 27

1462: Louis XII is born in Château de Blois, France. 1550: Charles IX is born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. 1542: Conquistador

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