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This Day in History - July 21

July 21 365 – A powerful earthquake off the coast of Greece causes a tsunami, destroying the city of Alexandria, Egypt, killing approximately 5,000 within the city and outside it, approximately 45,000 1403 &n

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This Day in History - July 20

July 20 1304 – Italian poet and scholar, Francisco Petrarch, is born 1402 – Tamerlane’s Mongols defeat the Ottoman Turks at Angora 1588 – The Spanish Armada sets sail from Corunna 1591

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This Day in History - July 19

July 19 1374 – Italian scholar and poet, Petrarch, dies 1525 – The Catholic princes of Germany from the Dessau League to fight against the Reformation 1543 – English sister of Anne Boleyn, Mary

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This Day in History - July 18

July 18     64 – The great fire of Rome breaks out, destroying much of the city 1789 – Robespierre, a deputy from Arras, France, decides to back the French Revolution 1792 – Naval her

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This Day in History - July 17

July 17 1453 – France defeats England at Castillon, France, ending the Hundred Years’ War 1674 – English minister and hymn writer Isaac Watts is born 1762 – Peter III of Russia is murdere

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This Day in History - July 16

July 16 1557 – Anne of Cleves dies 1723 – British portrait painter, Joshua Reynolds, is born 1747 – Italian painter, Giuseppe Crespi, dies 1765 – English Prime Minister, Lord Grenville

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This Day in History - July 15

July 15 1099 – Jerusalem falls to the Crusaders 1410 – Poles and Lithuanians defeat the Teutonic knights at Tannenberg, Prussia 1521 – Spanish explorer and 1st Governor of Puerto Rico, Juan Pon

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This Day in History - July 14

July 14 1099 – During the First Crusade, Christian knights from Europe capture Jerusalem after seven weeks of siege and begin killing the city’s Muslim and Jewish population 1223 – In France, Loui

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This Day in History - July 13

July 13 1024 – Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, dies 1099 – The Crusaders launch their final assault on Jerusalem 1534 – Ottoman armies capture Tabriz in northwestern Persia 1558 – Led by

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This Day in History - July 12

July 12 100 BC – Gaius Julius Caesar, Roman general and statesman, is born 1096 – Crusaders under Peter the Hermit reach Sofia in Hungary 1389 – King Richard II appoints Geoffrey Chaucer to the

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This Day in History - July 11

July 11   472 – Roman Emperor, Anthemius, dies 1274 – Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland, is born 1302 – An army of French knights, led by the Count of Artois, is routed by Flemish pikemen

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This Day in History - July 10

July 10 138 – Roman emperor, Hadrian, dies 649 – Emperor Taizong of Tang dies 1509 – Protestant religious leader and founder of Calvinism, John Calvin, is born 1520 – The Spanish explo

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