On This Day in History for June 10

Events in History

  • 1190 Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (modern Turkey) leading an army to Jerusalem
  • 1194 Major fire at Chartres Cathedral, France, leads to it rebuilt as the high point of French Gothic style
  • 1358 French Jacquerie peasant leader Guillaume Cale captured at the Battle of Mello
  • 1502 Crimean Khan defeats the Great Horde in battle near Worskla, leading to disintegration of the Great Horde
  • 1538 Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neuremberg
  • 1539 Council of Trent: Paul III sends out letters to his bishops, delaying the Council due to war and the difficulty bishops had traveling to Venice.
  • 1540 Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminster
  • 1605 False Dimitri I, an impostor, crowned Russian tsar (rules 1605-1606)
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Weddings in History

  • 1967 Margrethe II of Denmark (27) weds Prince Henrik of Denmark (32) at the Naval Church of Copenhagen in Denmark
  • 1993 Abdullah II of Jordan (31) weds Rania Al-Yassin (22) in Amman, Jordan

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