On This Day

On This Day in History for July 12

Events in History

  • 526 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 927 King Aethelstan is the first southern English king to gain control of much of the north of Britain when various local kings accept his overlordship at Eamont, Cumbria

Weddings in History

  • 1472 Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminster Abbey.
  • 1543 England's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife)
  • 1980 US Senator Elizabeth Warren (31) weds law professor Bruce Mann

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