On This Day in History for November 12

Events in History

  • 295 Origin of Era of Ascension
  • 764 Tibetan troops occupy Chang'an for 15 days, capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty
  • 954 Lotharius becomes King of France
  • 1439 Plymouth, England, becomes the first town incorporated by the English Parliament
  • 1468 Duke of Burgundy Charles the Bold occupies and plunders Liège
  • 1555 The English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism
  • 1591 Castiliaans army occupies Zaragoza
  • 1614 Treaty of Xanten: Guliks-Kleefse War victory ends
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Weddings in History

  • 1028 Future Byzantine empress Zoe marries Romanus Argyrus according to the wishes of the dying Constantine VIII
  • 1472 Byzantine princes Sophia Palaiologina marries Ivan III, Grand Prince of Moscow in Dormition Cathedral, Moscow
  • 1656 English Poet and author of epic "Paradise Lost" John Milton (47) marries 2nd wife Katherine Woodcock

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