On This Day in History for November 7

Events in History

  • 680 Third Council of Constantinople (6th ecumenical council) opens
  • 921 Treaty of Bonn: East France & West France recognize each other
  • 1492 Ensisheim Meteorite strikes a wheat field near the village of Ensisheim in Alsace, France. Oldest meteorite with a known date of impact.
  • 1512 Medici's discharge Niccolo Machiavelli from Florence
  • 1519 University of Leuven convicts teaching of Luther
  • 1558 French King Henry II occupies Calais
  • 1631 Pierre Gassendi observes 1st ever transit of Mercury predicted by Kepler
  • 1637 Anne Hutchinson tried in Massachusetts Bay Colony as a heretic
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Weddings in History

  • 1597 Emilia of Nassau weds Dom Emanuel of Portugal
  • 1957 Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (23) weds Valentina Ivanovna Goryacheva

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