[Loch-ruadh] Today in History Dec. 21
STEVE K ROURKE
SROURKE at prodigy.net
Thu Dec 20 21:06:34 PST 2001
Winter Solstice in Northern Hemisphere
1124 Pope Honorius I confirmed in office.
1200 Death of Gilbert Erail, 12th Master of the Templars.
1237 Mongols take the city of Riazan, Russia.
1375 Death of Boccaccio at Certaldo, Italy.
1491 A Truce of 5 years began between England and Scotland.
1494 A new sickness breaks out in Naples: Syphilis.
1522 Fall of Rhodes. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13024b.htm
1549 Death of Margaret of Navarre.
1557 Death of St. Peter Canisius.
1578 Elizabeth I of England names Howard of Effingham as Commander in Chief
of her fleet.
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