It happened today – this day in history – March 7

322BC: Death of Aristotle. 1274: Death of Italian theologian Thomas Aquinas. 1530: Henry VIII’s request to divorce Catherine of Aragon

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It happened today – this day in history – January 28

814: Death of Charlemagne aged 71. 1099: Siege of Hosn-el-Akrad, Syria, during the First Crusade. 1225: Birth of St Thomas

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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 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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