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What Happened on February 21, 1173

Historical Events


BeatificationCanonization

Pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket
Archbishop of Canterbury
Thomas Becket

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About February 21, 1173

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 848 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces