[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History Sept 15
steverourke at charter.net
Thu Sep 14 21:47:49 PDT 2006
973 - Al-Biruni, mathematician (d. 1048)
1254 - Marco Polo, Italian explorer (d. 1324)
1580 - Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (d. 1659)
1352 - Ewostatewos, Ethiopian monk and religious leader (b. 1273)
1500 - John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury
1596 - Leonhard Rauwolf, German physician and botanist (b. 1535)
608 - Saint Boniface IV becomes Pope.
668 - Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bath at Syracuse, Italy.
921 - Saint Ludmila is murdered at the command of her daughter-in-law at Tetin.
1514 - Thomas Wolsey is appointed Archbishop of York.
1556 - Vlissingen ex-emperor Charles V returns to Spain.
1584 - San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid is finished.
1590 - Giambattista Catagna is elected as Pope Urban VII.
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