It happened today – this day in history – July 24

1148: Louis VII of France lays siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade. 1411: The Battle of Harlaw, one of

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It happend today – this day in history – July 14

1682: Henry Purcell is appointed organist of Chapel Royal, London. 1714: The Russian fleet overpowers larger Swedish fleet at the

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It happened today – this day in history – July 12

1109: Crusaders capture Tripoli. 1191: Richard I (the Lionheart) and crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine. 1542: French troops occupy Flanders.

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It happened today – this day in history – July 11

138: Antoninus Pius succeeds Hadrian as emperor of Rome. 1274: Birth of Robert the Bruce in Scotland. 1346: Charles IV

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It happend 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 – June 30

1520: Spanish conquistadors are expelled from Tenochtitlan following an Aztec revolt against their rule under Hernan Cortes. Aztec emperor Montezuma

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It happened today – this day in history – June 24

1314: Scotland regains independence from England at the Battle of Bannockburn. 1340: The English fleet destroys the French at the

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