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This Day in History - May 28

May 28 585 BC – A solar eclipse interrupts a battle outside Sardis in western Turkey between Medes and Lydians. The battle ends in a draw 1738 – Dr. Joseph-Ignance Guillotin, French inventor of the exec

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This Day in History - May 27

May 27 927 – Simeon I of Bulgaria dies 1564 – Protestant reformer John Calvin dies 1647 – Achsah Young becomes the first woman known to be executed as a witch in Massachusetts 1668 – T

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This Day in History - May 26

May 26 17 – Germanicus of Rome celebrates his victory over the Germans 735 – English monk, historian, and theologian, Bede, dies 1328 – William of Ockham is forced to flee from Avignon by Pope

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This Day in History - May 25

May 25 585 BC – Thales of Greece makes the first known prediction of a solar eclipse 992 – Mieszko I of Poland dies 1085 – Alfonso VI takes Toledo, Spain fro the Muslims 1660 – Charles

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This Day in History - May 24

May 24 1153 – David I of Scotland dies 1543 – Nicolaus Copernicus publishes proof of a sun-centered solar system and then he dies shortly after 1544 – English physician and scientist William Gi

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This Day in History - May 23

May 23 1430 – Burgundians capture Joan of Arc and sell her to the English 1533 – Henry VII’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon is declared null and void 1618 – The Thirty Years War begins a

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This Day in History - May 22

May 22 334 BC – The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus 337 – Roman Emperor Constantine the Great dies 1246 – Henry Raspe is electe

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This Day in History - May 21

May 21 427 BC – Greek philosopher Plato is born 996 – Sixteen-year-old Otto III is crowned the Roman Emperor 1471 – King Henry VI is killed in the Tower of London leaving Edward IV to take the

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This Day in History - May 20

May 20 325 – The Ecumenical council is inaugurated by Emperor Constantine in Nicea 1303 – A peace treaty is signed between England and France 1347 – Cola di Rienzo takes the title of tribune in

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This Day in History - May 19

May 19 715 – St. Gregory II begins his reign as Catholic Pope 1535 – French explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail for North America 1536 – Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII, is beheaded on To

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This Day in History - May 18

May 18 526 – St. John I ends his reign as Catholic Pope 1291 – Mamluk Sultan Al-Ashraf Khalil and his forces take the last Christian stronghold of Acre 1593 – After fellow writer Thomas Kyd acc

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This Day in History - May 17

May 17 1444 – Painter Sandro Botticelli is born 1510 – Italian painter Sandro Botticelli dies 1527 – Panfilo de Narvaez departs Spain to explore Florida with 600 men. By 1536, only four survive