[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History June 26

Steve Rourke srourke at prodigy.net
Wed Jun 26 01:09:39 PDT 2002


1178: Death of St. Anselm
1296: Murder of the Duke du Brabant
1541: Assassination of Francisco Pizzaro
1549: Luis Cancer de Barbastro, Dominican monk, killed by Indians at Tampa,

Other Events:
684 St Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1097: Occupation of Nicea by First Crusade
1177: Saladreviews his army and prepares to invade Outremer
1284: The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Germany, takes 130 children
1350: A school of reforming churchmen is established around the Bishop of
1483: Richard, Duke of Gloucester, usurps the English throne as Richard III
1498: The toothbrush is invented China.
1548: The administration of the Netherlands is made independent of the
German Empire
1559: Dueling made illegal by the Parliament of Paris

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