On This Day in History for June 5

Events in History

  • 70 Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem
  • 754 Friezen robbers murder Bishop Boniface (later Saint) and over 50 companions near Dokkum
  • 1257 Krak√≥w, Poland, receives city rights.
  • 1284 Charles of Salerno is captured by Roger of Lauria during a naval battle in the Gulf of Naples, part of the Sicilian Vespers uprising
  • 1288 Battle of Worringen: Jan I, Duke of Brabant defeats army of Archbishop Siegfried II of Cologne, one of the largest and fiercest battles of the Middle Ages
  • 1305 Archbishop Bertrand the Got of Bordeaux elected Pope Clement V
  • 1507 England and Netherlands sign trade agreement
  • 1625 Spanish troops under Spinola conquer Breda
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Weddings in History

  • 1856 Industrialist Samuel Colt (41) weds philanthropist Elizabeth Hart Jarvis (29)

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