On This Day in History for November 24

Events in History

  • 380 Theodosius I makes his adventus, or first formal entry, into Constantinople
  • 496 Anastasius II succeeds Gelasius I as Catholic Pope
  • 642 Theodore I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1105 Rabbi Nathan ben Yehiel of Rome completes Talmudic dictionary
  • 1221 Battle of the Indus: Genghis Khan's Mongol force defeats Shah Jalal ad-Din's army, last battle in Mongolian conquest of Khwarezmian Empire
  • 1434 River Thames in London freezes over
  • 1542 Battle of Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James V
  • 1587 Battle at Auneau: Henri de Guise wins
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Weddings in History

  • 1190 Isabella of Jerusalem marries Conrad of Montferrat at Acre, making him de jure King
  • 1979 Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (57) weds photographer Jill Krementz (39)

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