May 28 : Today in History ” 45 events that happened”

585 BC – A solar eclipse occurs, as predicted by the Greek philosopher and scientist Thales, while Alyattes is battling


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May 27 : Today in History “44 events that happened today”

927 – Death of Simeon I the Great, the first Bulgarian to be recognized as Emperor. 1120 – Richard III


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May 24 : Today in History “55 events that happened”

567 BC – Servius Tullius, the king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans. 240 BC


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May 24 : Today in History ” 54 events that happened today”

919 – The nobles of Franconia and Saxony elect Henry the Fowler at the Imperial Diet in Fritzlar as king


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May 23 : Today in History ” 40 events that happened”

844 – Battle of Clavijo: The Apostle Saint James the Greater is said to have miraculously appeared to a force


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May 19 : Today in History ” 43 things that happened”

639 – Ashina Jiesheshuai and his tribesmen assaulted Emperor Taizong at Jiucheng Palace. 715 – Pope Gregory II is elected.


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May 17: Today in History “46 events that happened”

1395 – Battle of Rovine, Wallachians defeat an invading Ottoman army. 1521 – Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is


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May 15 : Today in History “72 events that happened”

495 BC – A newly constructed temple in honour of the god Mercury was dedicated in ancient Rome on the


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May 8 : Today in History ” 53 events that happened today”

1092 – Lincoln Cathedral is consecrated. 1386 – England and Portugal formally ratify their alliance with the signing of the


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May 6 : Today in History ” 52 events that happened”

1527 – Spanish and German troops sack Rome; some consider this the end of the Renaissance. 147 Swiss Guards, including


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