Please join the H.O.R.N. family and Dr. Bill O’Brien in our virtual classroom where history isn’t a lecture, but a conversation so vivid you’ll feel as if you’re hearing the men and women speaking to you about what’s affecting their lives and their hopes for the future from the annals of history written by their own hands! For your information we’ve provided some trivia on “Today In History“!
141 - 6th recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet
1345 - Saturn/Jupiter/Mars-conjunction: thought “cause of plague epidemic”
1525 - Paris’ parliament begins pursuit of Protestants
1569 - Duke van Alva leads “tenth penning” in Ponts the Cé
1598 - French king Henri IV & duke van Mercour sign treaty
1600 - The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden.
1602 - United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
1616 - Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana
1627 - France & Spain signs accord for fighting protestantism
1697 - Willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring “South Land”
1739 - Nadir Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city, stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne.
1760 - Great Fire of Boston destroys 349 buildings
1800 - French army defeats Turks at Helipolis Turkey, & advance to Cairo
1814 - Prince Willem Frederik becomes monarch of Netherlands
1815 - Napoleon enters Paris after escape from Elba, begins 100-day rule
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