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What Happened on August 18, 1572

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Henry of Navarre (later Henry IV of France) marries Margaret of Valois in Notre Dame cathedral, Paris, in attempt to make truce between Catholics and Protestants but prompts St. Bartholomew's Day massacre days later

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About August 18, 1572

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 448 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo