[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History Sept 11
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Sun Sep 10 22:55:10 PDT 2006
1182 - Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (d. 1204)
1522 - Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian naturalist (d. 1605)
1524 - Pierre de Ronsard, French poet (d. 1585)
1161 - Queen Melisende of Jerusalem (b. 1105)
1185 - Stephanus Hagiochristophorites, Byzantine courtier
1279 - Robert Kilwardby, Archbishop of Canterbury
1298 - Philip of Artois, French soldier (b. 1269)
1349 - Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (b. 1315)
1599 - Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman executed for conspiring to kill her father (b. 1577)
1185 - Isaac II Angelus kills Stephanus Hagiochristophorites and then appeals to the people, resulting in the revolt which deposes Andronicus I Comnenus and places Isaac on the throne of the Byzantine Empire.
1226 - The Catholic practice of perpetual adoration begins.
1297 - Battle of Stirling Bridge: Scots led by William Wallace defeat the English.
1541 - Santiago, Chile, is destroyed by indigenous warriors.
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