On This Day in History for August 12

Events in History

  • 3 Venus-Jupiter in conjunction-Star of Bethlehem
  • 1099 Battle of Ascalon won by Crusader army led by Godfrey of Bouillon against Fatimid force, last action of the First Crusade
  • 1121 Battle of Didgori: the Georgian army under King David the Builder wins a decisive victory over the famous Seljuk commander Ilghazi
  • 1164 Battle of Harim: Nur ad-Din defeats the Crusader armies of the County of Tripoli and the Principality of Antioch
  • 1323 Treaty of Nöteborg between Sweden and Novgorod (Russia) regulates the border for the first time
  • 1332 Battle of Dupplin Moor; Scottish dynastic battle
  • 1336 English King Edward III ends wool export to Flanders
  • 1480 Battle of Otranto - Ottoman troops behead 800 Christians for refusing to convert to Islam
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Weddings in History


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