It happened today – this day in history – June 12

1381: Rebels arrive at Blackheath during the peasants’ revolt 1458: Magdalen College, Oxford is founded by William Waynflete, Bishop of

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It happened today – this day in history – February 27

1594: Henry IV is crowned king of France. 1670: Jews are expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I. 1678:

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It happened today – this day in history – April 30

1492: Christopher Columbus is given royal commission by Spanish monarchs Isabella I and Ferdinand II to equip his fleet to

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