On This Day in History for March 21

Events in History

  • 630 Byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the True Cross to Jerusalem
  • 717 Battle of Vincy fought in the Cambrai during Frankish Civil War; Charles Martel's forces defeat those of King Chilperic II and his mayor Ragenfrid
  • 1188 Accession to the throne of Japan by emperor Antoku
  • 1349 Between 100 and 3,000 Jews are killed in Black Death riots in Erfurt, Germany
  • 1413 Henry of Monmouth, Prince of Wales, becomes King Henry V of England upon the death of his father
  • 1610 King James I of England and VI of Scotland addresses English House of Commons
  • 1681 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London
  • 1702 Queen Anne addresses English parliament
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Weddings in History

  • 1874 Ulysses S. Grant's daughter Nellie marries in the White House
  • 1891 A Hatfield marries a McCoy, ends long feud in West Virginia it started with an accusation of pig-stealing & lasted 20 years
  • 2002 King Mohammed VI of Morocco (38) weds information services engineer Salma Bennani (23) in Rabat, Morocco

Divorces in History

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