[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History August 24
j_greywolf at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 23 22:56:28 PDT 2006
i am staying out of rome if alric is on the rampage today wolfie
Lord j_greywolf at earthlink.net
to the kingdom and ,
the one from who all blessings flow
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> From: Steve K. Rourke <steverourke at charter.net>
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> Date: 8/24/2006 12:14:49 AM
> Subject: [Loch-Ruadh] Today in History August 24
> 1113 - Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)
> 1198 - King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)
> 1358 - King John I of Castile (d. 1390)
> 1393 - Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)
> 1552 - Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (d. 1614)
> 1580 - John Taylor, English poet (d. 1654)
> 1591 - Robert Herrick, English poet (d. 1674)
> 79 - Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)
> 1042 - Michael V, Byzantine Emperor) (b. 1015)
> 1103 - King Magnus III of Norway (b. 1073)
> 1217 - Eustace the Monk, French mercenary and pirate (bc. 1170)
> 1540 - Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
> 1542 - Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)
> 1572 - Victims of the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre:
> 1572 - Gaspard de Coligny, French Huguenot leader (b. 1519)
> 1572 - Pierre de la Ramée, French humanist (b. 1515)
> 1572 - Charles de Téligny, French Huguenot soldier (bc. 1535)
> 1595 - Thomas Digges, English astronomer (b. 1546)
> Other Events:
> 49 BC - Julius Caesar's general Gaius Curio is defeated in the Second
> of the Bagradas River by the Numidians under Attius Varus and King Juba of
> Numidia. Curio is slain in battle.
> 79 - Mount Vesuvius erupts. The cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and
> are buried in volcanic ash.
> 410 - The Visigoths under Alaric begin to pillage Rome for three days.
> 1215 - Pope Innocent III declares the Magna Carta invalid.
> 1349 - Six thousand Jews are killed in Mainz because they are blamed for
> bubonic plague.
> 1391 - Jews massacred in Palma de Mallorca.
> 1456 - The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.
> 1459 - Vlad Tepes (aka Dracula) had 30,000 of the merchants and officials
> the Transylvanian city of Brasov impaled (alleged)
> 1511 - Alfonso de Albuquerque of Portugal conquers the Sultanate of
> 1561 - Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxon
> 1572 - Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre: On the orders of king Charles IX
> France, a massacre of Huguenots (French Protestants) begins.
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