On This Day in History

Events in History

  • 747 BC Epoch (origin) of Ptolemy's Nabonassar Era.
  • 364 Valentinian I is proclaimed Roman Emperor.
  • 1266 Battle of Benevento fought in Southern Italy between Manfred of Sicily and army of Charles of Anjou
  • 1534 Pope Paul II affirms George van Egmond as bishop of Utrecht
  • 1590 Mauritius of Nassaus sails to Breda
  • 1616 Roman Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo demanding he abandon his belief in heliocentrism
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Weddings in History

  • 1924 Astronomer Edwin Hubble (34) weds Grace Burke in Pasadena, California
  • 1934 Theoretical physicist Edward Teller (25) weds Augusta Maria Harkanyi
  • 1984 Pak Awang (84) marries 80th spouse
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