[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History Sept 3
Steve K. Rourke
steverourke at charter.net
Sun Sep 3 11:47:56 PDT 2006
1034 - Emperor Go-Sanjo of Japan (d. 1073)
1499 - Diane de Poitiers, mistress of Henri II of France (d. 1566)
1568 - Adriano Banchieri, Italian composer (d. 1634)
1402 - Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Duke of Milan (b. 1351)
1420 - Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, regent of Scotland
1592 - Robert Greene, English writer (b. 1558)
36 BC - In the battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of
Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian
resistance to the Second Triumvirate.
301 - San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's
oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.
590 - St. Gregory I becomes Pope.
1189 - Richard I of England (a.k.a. Richard "the Lionhearted") is crowned at
1260 - The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in
Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum
expansion of the Mongol Empire.
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