It happened today – this day in history – March 29

845: Paris is sacked by Viking raiders. 1461: Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton – Duke of York defeats

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It happened today – this day in history – September 22

66: Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica. 1499: Switzerland becomes an independent state. 1515: Anne of Cleves, fourth wife

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It happened today – this day in history – September 12

1217: French prince Louis and English King Henry III sign a peace treaty. 1624: The first submarine is publicly tested

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It happened today – this day in history – May 29

1176: The Lombard League beats Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle at Legnano. 1453: Constantinople,

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It happened today – this day in history – March 29

1461: Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton – Duke of York defeats the Lancastrian army, deposes King Henry VI

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