On This Day in History for November 1

Events in History

  • 835 All Saints Day made compulsory by Pope Gregory IV throughout Frankish Kingdom
  • 996 First recorded use of modern name for Austria in the 'Ostarrîchi Document'
  • 1179 Phillip II crowned King of France aged 14 at Reims, with his father Louis VII in ill health
  • 1210 King John of England begins imprisoning Jews
  • 1248 Earl William II of Holland crowned as King of Germany
  • 1348 The Black Death reaches London on or about this date
  • 1349 Duke of Brabant orders execution of all Jews in Brussels, accusing them of poisoning the wells
  • 1462 Archduke Albrecht VI van Habsburg occupies Vienna
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Weddings in History

  • 1940 Theoretical physicist Robert Oppenheimer (36) weds biologist Katherine Harrison Puening
  • 2014 Counting star Jessa Duggar weds Ben Seewald at the First Baptist Church in Bentonville, Arkansas

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