It happened today – this day in history – March 24

1603: Scottish King James VI, son of Mary Queen of Scots, becomes King James I of England in succession to

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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 – August 9

48BC: Julius Ceasar defeats Pompey at Pharsalus and Pompey flees to Egypt. 681: Bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on

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