On This Day in History for February 6

Events in History

  • 337 St Julius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1189 Riots in Lynn, Norfolk (England) spread to Norwich
  • 1508 Maximilian I proclaimed Holy Roman Emperor, 1st Emperor in centuries not to be crowned by the Pope
  • 1577 King Henri de Bourbon of Navarra becomes leader of the Huguenots
  • 1626 Huguenot rebels & French sign Peace of La Rochelle
  • 1651 -7] Cardinal Mazarin flees Paris
  • 1685 Duke of York becomes King James II of England and VII of Scotland upon the death of his brother Charles II
  • 1716 Britain & Netherlands renew alliance
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Weddings in History

  • 1843 American Frontiersman Kit Carson (33) weds Mexican socialite Josefa Jaramillo (14) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, in Taos, Mexico
  • 1949 Diplomat Henry Kissinger (25) weds Ann Fleisher (23) in Washington Heights, Manhattan
  • 1993 US Senator Mitch McConnell (51) weds economist Elaine Chao

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