It happened today – this day in history – July 2

1214: The Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers), part of King John of England’s attempt to reclaim Normandy from France. 1566:

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It happened today – this day in history – March 24

1603: Scottish King James VI, son of Mary Queen of Scots, becomes King James I of England in succession to

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It happened today – on this day in history – March 8

1531: Henry VIII is recognised as supreme head of Church in England by the Convocation of Canterbury. 1702: Queen Anne

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It happened today – on this day in history – February 19

1473: Birth of mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. 1736: Handel’s “Alexander’s Feast” premieres at the Covent Garden Theatre, London. 1819:

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