It happened today – this day in history – May 29

1176: The Lombard League beats Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle at Legnano. 1453: Constantinople,

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It happened today – this day in history – May 25

1521: The Edict of Worms outlaws Martin Luther and his followers. 1659: Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England,

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It happened today – this day in history – May 19

1182: The high alter of Notre Dame is consecrated. 1536: Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII is beheaded at

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It happened today – this day in history – April 5

456: Saint Patrick returns to Ireland as a missionary bishop. 1424: James I of Scotland returns home after 18 years

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It happened today – on this day in history – February 14

1400: Richard II is murdered at Pontefract Castle. 1556: Archbishop Thomas Cranmer is declared a heretic. 1689: Parliament places Mary

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It happened today – this day in history – February 11

660BC: The traditional date for the foundation of Japan by Emperor Jimmu. 55: Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the

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It happened today – this day in history – January 26

1340: England’s Edward III is proclaimed king of France. 1531: An earthquake hits Lisbon, killing 30,000. 1564: The Council of

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It happened today – this day in history – January 13

1099: Crusaders set fire to Mara, Syria. 1404: The Act of Multipliers is passed by Parliament forbidding alchemists to use

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It happened today – this day in history – May 29

1176: The Lombard League beats Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle at Legnano. 1453: Constantinople,

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