It happened today – this day in history – April 9

1413: Henry V is crowned King of England. 1483: Edward V (aged 12) succeeds his father Edward IV as king

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It happened today – this day in history – March 23

59AD: Death of Roman Empress Agrippina aged 43 – possibly murdered by her son Nero. 1743: Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” premieres

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It happened today – this day in history – March 19

1227: Count Ugolino of Segna elected Pope Gregory IX. 1571: Spanish troops occupy Manila in The Philippines. 1644: 200 members

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It happened today – this day in history – November 10

1483: Birth of Martin Luther in Saxony. 1683: Birth of future King George II of Gt Britain and Ireland in

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It happened today – this day in history – March 29

1461: Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton – Duke of York defeats the Lancastrian army, deposes King Henry VI

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