It happened today – this day in history – March 23

59AD: Death of Roman Empress Agrippina aged 43 – possibly murdered by her son Nero. 1743: Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” premieres

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It happened today – this day in history – March 13

1639: Cambridge College, Massachusetts, is renamed Harvard. 1781: William Herschel sees what he thinks is a comet but is actually

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It happened today – on this day in history – February 14

1400: Richard II is murdered at Pontefract Castle. 1556: Archbishop Thomas Cranmer is declared a heretic. 1689: Parliament places Mary

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