[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History Sept 24
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Sun Sep 24 07:48:06 PDT 2006
15 - Vitellius, Roman Emperor (d. 69)
1301 - Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (d. 1372)
1501 - Gerolamo Cardano, Italian mathematician (d. 1576)
1534 - Guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (d. 1581)
1564 - William Adams, British navigator (d. 1620)
1583 - Albrecht von Wallenstein, Austrian general (d. 1634)
366 - Pope Liberius
768 - Pippin the Short, King of the Franks (b. 714)
1054 - Hermannus Contractus, scholar (b. 1013)
1143 - Agnes of Germany, daughter of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1072)
1143 - Pope Innocent II
1180 - Manuel I Comnenus, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1118)
1213 - Gertrude of Merania, wife of Andrew II of Hungary (murdered) (b.
1275 - Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford, Constable of England (b.
1435 - Isabeau of Bavaria, wife of Charles VI of France (bc. 1370)
1494 - Poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454)
1541 - Paracelsus, Swiss alchemist (b. 1493)
1545 - Albert of Mainz, archbishop and elector of Mainz (b. 1490)
622 - Muhammad completes his hegira from Mecca to Medina.
1493 - Christopher Columbus departs on his second expedition to the New
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