It happened today – this day in history – March 22

871: Ethelred van Wessex defeats the Danish invasion army at the Battle of Marton. 1349: Townspeople of Fulda, Germany, massacre

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It happened today – this day in history – March 4

1193: Death of Saladin, first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. 1522: Anne Boleyn

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It happened today – this day in history – February 17

1461: Wars of the Roses: Second Battle of St Albans – Lancastrian army defeats Yorkists and recaptures King Henry VI

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It happened today – this day in history – December 5

771: Charlemagne becomes the sole King of the Franks after the death of his brother Carloman. 1456: An earthquake strikes

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