On This Day in History for June 1

Events in History

  • 4000 BC Approximate domestication of the horse in the Eurasian steppes near Dereivka, central Ukraine (hypothesis only)
  • 193 Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is assassinated.
  • 794 Charles the Great (aka Charlemagne) opens general synod in Frankfurt
  • 1204 King Philip Augustus of France conquers Rouen
  • 1215 Peking [Beijing], then a city of over one million, under control of Jurchen ruler Emperor Xuanzong of Jin, is captured and looted for a month by the Mongols under Genghis Khan
  • 1283 Albrecht I van Habsburg becomes ruler of Austrian/Bull market
  • 1283 Treaty of Rheinfelden: Duke Rudolph II of Austria waives his right to the Duchies of Austria and Styria
  • 1459 Pope Pius II opens congress of Mantua
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Weddings in History

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