On This Day in History for June 28

Events in History

  • 683 Leo II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 767 St Paul I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1098 Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul
  • 1119 Battle of Sarmada - Emir Ilghazi defeats French Crusaders
  • 1245 1st Council of Lyon (13th ecumenical council) opens
  • 1389 Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe. Large losses on both sides including Sultan Murad and Serbian leader Prince Lazar. (NS date)
  • 1461 Edward IV crowned king of England
  • 1485 Gent/Brugge/Ieper recognize Maximilian of Austria as regent of Netherlands
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Weddings in History

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