On This Day in History for July 6

Events in History

  • 1016 Battle of Pontlevoy: one of largest battles of early Medieval France won by Fulk the Black and Hebert I of Maine again Odo II of Blois in the Loire Valley
  • 1044 The Battle of Ménfő takes place in Hungary, won by a German force led by Peter Orseolo over Hungarians

Weddings in History

  • 1893 British Prince George Duke of York (later George V) marries Princess Victoria of Teck (Queen Mary) at St James's Palace
  • 1956 Journalist Ben Bradlee (34) weds Antoinette Pinchot
  • 1966 American sci-fi writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 4th wife Nancy Hackett

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