It happened today – this day in history – June 5

70AD: Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem. 1625: Death of composer Orlando Gibbons. 1661: Isaac

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It happened today – this day in history – December 14

557: Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine empire is damaged by an earthquake. 872: John VIII elected as Catholic Pope. 1476:

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It happened today – this day in history – August 18

1227: Death of Mongolian warlord Genghis Khan (Temüjin Borjigin). 1587: Virginia Dare is the first English child born in the

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It happened today – this day in history – July 23

636: Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from the Byzantine Empire. 1148: Crusaders attack Damascus. 1745: Charles Edward Stuart,

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It happened today – this day in history – July 1

251: The Battle of Abrittus is won by the Goths against the Romans. 1200: Sunglasses are invented in China. 1535:

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It happened today – this day in history – April 16

1457BC: Egyptian forces of Thutmose III defeat a large Canaanite coalition under King of Kadesh at the Battle of Megiddo

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It happened today – this day in history – June 5

70AD: Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem. 1625: Death of composer Orlando Gibbons. 1661: Isaac

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