[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History Sept 25
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Sun Sep 24 21:09:06 PDT 2006
1358 - Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1408)
1525 - Steven Borough, English explorer (d. 1584)
1599 - Francesco Borromini, Italian architect (d. 1667)
1066 - Killed at the Battle of Stamford Bridge:
Tostig Godwinson, Earl of Northumbria
Harald III of Norway (b. 1015)
1086 - William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1025)
1333 - Prince Morikuni, Japanese shogun (b. 1301)
1496 - Piero Capponi, Italian soldier and statesman (b. 1447)
1506 - King Philip I of Castile (b. 1478)
1534 - Pope Clement VII (b. 1478)
1536 - Johannes Secundus, Dutch poet (b. 1511)
275 - Marcus Claudius Tacitus is appointed Roman emperor by the Senate.
303 - On a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded
in Amiens, France.
1066 - The Battle of Stamford Bridge marks the end of the Viking era.
1396 - Ottoman Emperor Bayezid I defeats a Christian army at the Battle of
1513 - Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa reached the Pacific Ocean.
1555 - The Peace of Augsburg is signed in Augsburg by Charles V and the
princes of the Schmalkaldic League.
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