On This Day in History

Events in History

  • 197 Lucius Septimius Severus' army beats Clodius Albinus at Lyon
  • 356 Emperor Constantius II shuts all heathen temples
  • 607 Boniface III begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 842 Medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ends as a council in Constantinople formally reinstates the veneration of icons in churches
  • 1512 French troops under Gaston de Foix occupy Brescia
  • 1537 Weavers of Leiden, Netherlands, strike
  • 1539 Jews of Tyrnau Hungary (then Trnava Czech), expelled
  • 1574 Spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer & Jisp, Netherlands
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Weddings in History

  • 1934 US entertainer Bob Hope weds fellow entertainer Dolores DeFina
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