On This Day in History

Events in History

  • 379 Theodosius installed as co-emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire
  • 973 Pope Benedictus VI elected
  • 1419 French city of Rouen surrenders to Henry V in Hundred Years' War
  • 1493 France cedes Roussillon & Cerdagne to Spain by treaty of Barcelona
  • 1511 Italian city Mirandola surrenders to the French
  • 1520 Sten Sture the Younger, Regent of Sweden, is mortally wounded at the Battle of Bogesund
  • 1547 Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, is executed in the Tower of London for treason
  • 1607 San Agustin Church in Manila is officially completed; the oldest church in the Philippines
More Events in History

Weddings in History

  • 1872 Physicist Wilhelm Röntgen (26) weds Anna Bertha Ludwig in Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • 1884 Painter Thomas Eakins (39) weds painter and photographer Susan Macdowell (32) in a Quaker ceremony
  • 2013 "Big Brother" Daniele Donato (26) weds Dominic Briones at the Newland House Museum in Huntington Beach, California