It happened today – this day in history – April 10

1516: The first Jewish ghetto is established when Venice compels Jews to live in a certain area. 1607: The British

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It happened today – this day in history – January 16

550: The Ostrogoths, under King Totila, conquer Rome after a long siege by bribing the Isaurian garrison. 1362: A storm

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It happened today – this day in history – January 10

49BC: Julius Caesar defies the Roman Senate and crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war which would lead

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It happened today – this day in history – September 2

44BC: Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion. 1192: Sultan Saladin and Richard I of

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