On This Day in History

Events in History

  • 1059 Henri I crowns his son King Philip I (called the Amorous) of France
  • 1275 King Edward I of England orders cessation of persecution of French Jews
  • 1420 Jews of Syria & Austria expelled
  • 1421 Jews of Austria imprisoned & expelled
  • 1430 Joan of Arc is captured at Compiegne & sold to the English
  • 1493 King Charles VIII & Maximilian I of Austria signs Peace of Senlis
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Weddings in History

  • 1942 Comic book artist Jack Kirby (24) weds Roz Goldstein
  • 1953 John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy (31) weds activist and attorney Sargent Shriver at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City
  • 1970 US Secretary of State John Kerry (26) weds heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (25)

Divorces in History

  • 1533 King Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon's marriage declared null & void by authority English clergy not the Pope
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