It happened today – this day in history – July 15

971: According to legend, English saint Swithun is reburied inside Winchester Cathedral (against his wishes), whereby a terrible storm proceeds

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It happened today – this day in history – May 27

1199: John is crowned King of England after the death of his brother Richard I 1564: Death of Protestant religious

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It happened today – this day in history – November 1

1348: The date on which the Black Death is thought to have reached London. 1349: The Duke of Brabant orders

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It happened today – this day in history – October 30

1470: Henry VI returns to the English throne after the Earl of Warwick defeats Yorkists in battle during the War

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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 – August 17

1585: Antwerp surrenders after an 8-month siege by the Duke of Parma. 1743: The Treaty of Åbo is signed, ending

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It happened today – this day in history – May 27

1564: Death of Protestant religious reformer John Calvin aged 54. 1679: The Habeas Corpus Act (strengthening a person’s right to

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It happened today – this day in history – April 14

43BC: The Battle of Forum Gallorum: Marc Antony besieging Julius Caesar’s assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Mutina, defeats the forces

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It happened today – this day in history – November 1

1348: The date on which the Black Death is thought to have reached London. 1349: The Duke of Brabant orders

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It happened today – this day in history – October 29

539BC: King Cyrus “the Great” of Persia marches into Babylon, freeing Jewish captives and allowing them to return home. 1390:

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