On This Day in History for October 2

Events in History

  • 939 Battle at Andernach: King Otto & Hermann of Zwaben beat Eberhard of France & Giselbert of Lutherans
  • 976 Hisham II appointed kalief of Cordoba
  • 1134 Storm flood ravages Zeeland county
  • 1187 Sultan Saladin captures Jerusalem from Crusaders
  • 1263 The battle of Largs: Scots defeat the Norwegians on the Firth of Clyde, Scotland, returning the Western Isles to Scotland and ending 500 years of Viking invasions
  • 1492 King Henry VII of England invades France
  • 1518 English cardinal Thomas Wolsey makes European plan
  • 1535 Jacques Cartier discovers Mount Royal (Montreal)
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Weddings in History

  • 1900 Belgium crown prince Albert von Saksen-Coburg weds Elisabeth of Bayern
  • 1909 American Playwright Eugene O'Neill (20) marries 1st wife Kathleen Jenkins

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