[Loch-Ruadh] Today in History Sept 29

Steve Rourke steverourke at charter.net
Thu Sep 28 21:45:48 PDT 2006

106 BC - Pompey the Great, consul of Rome, (d. 48 BC)
1321 - John of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (d. 1387)
1328 - Joan of Kent, wife of Edward, the Black Prince (d. 1385)
1388 - Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of
England (d. 1421)
1511 - Michael Servetus, Spanish humanist (d. 1553)
1547 - Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish author (d. 1616)
1548 - William V, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1626)
1561 - Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (d. 1615)

48 BC - Pompey the Great, consul of Rome (b. 106 BC)
1364 - Charles, Duke of Brittany
1560 - King Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1496)

Other Events:
61 BC - Pompey the Great celebrates his third triumph, for victories over
the pirates and the end of the Mithridatic Wars on his 45th birthday.
48 BC - Pompey the Great is assassinated after landing in Egypt (records are
unclear, may have occured September 28
855 - Pope Benedict III becomes pope.
1364 - Battle of Auray: English forces defeat French at Brittany; end of the
Breton War of Succession
1567 - At a dinner, the Duke of Alba arrests the Count of Egmont and the
Count of Horne for treason.

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