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  1. Wikipedia:On this day/Today. 1099 – The First Crusade concluded with the Battle of Ascalon and Fatimid forces under Al-Afdal Shahanshah retreating to Egypt. 1883 – The last known quagga (example pictured), a subspecies of the plains zebra, died at the Natura Artis Magistra zoo in Amsterdam. 1944 – World War II: In Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Italy, the Waffen-SS and the Brigate Nere murdered about 560 local villagers and refugees and burned their bodies.

  2. From today's featured article The western Mediterranean before the First Punic War, showing the Roman Republic in red and the Carthaginian Empire in grey The Roman withdrawal from Africa in 255 BC was the attempt by the Roman Republic to rescue the survivors of their defeated expeditionary force to Carthaginian Africa (in what is now north-eastern Tunisia) during the First Punic War. A force ...

  3. History Today is an illustrated history magazine. Published monthly in London since January 1951, it presents serious and authoritative history to as wide a public as possible. The magazine covers all periods and geographical regions and publishes articles of traditional narrative history alongside new research and historiography. A sister publication History Review, produced tri-annually until April 2012, provided information for sixth form history students.

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  6. Jan 15, 2021 · Today In History: Wikipedia Debuts Today, January 15th, is the twentieth birthday of Wikipedia , an open, multilingual, and collaborative encyclopedia developed and maintained by largely anonymous volunteer contributors and editors!

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    Pre-1600

    1. 19 – The Roman general Germanicus dies near Antioch. He was convinced that the mysterious illness that ended on his death was a result of poisioning by the Syrian governor Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso, whom he had ordered to leave the province. 2. 766 – Emperor Constantine V humiliates nineteen high-ranking officials, after discovering a plot against him. He executes the leaders, Constantine Podopagouros and his brother Strategios. 3. 1248 – The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and forti...

    1601-1900

    1. 1609 – Galileo Galilei demonstrates his first telescope to Venetianlawmakers. 2. 1630 – Portuguese forces are defeated by the Kingdom of Kandy at the Battle of Randeniwela in Sri Lanka. 3. 1758 – Seven Years' War: Frederick II of Prussia defeats the Russian army at the Battle of Zorndorf. 4. 1814 – War of 1812: On the second day of the Burning of Washington, British troops torch the Library of Congress, United States Treasury, Department of War, and other public buildings. 5. 1823 – Americ...

    1901-present

    1. 1914 – World War I: Japan declares war on Austria-Hungary. 2. 1914 – World War I: The library of the Catholic University of Leuven is deliberately destroyed by the German Army. Hundreds of thousands of irreplaceable volumes and Gothic and Renaissance manuscripts are lost. 3. 1916 – The United States National Park Serviceis created. 4. 1920 – Polish–Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, which began on August 13, ends with the Red Army's defeat. 5. 1933 – The Diexi earthquake strikes Mao County, Sic...

    Pre-1600

    1. 1467 – Francisco Fernández de la Cueva, 2nd Duke of Alburquerque, Spanish duke (d. 1526) 2. 1491 – Innocenzo Cybo, Catholic cardinal (d. 1550) 3. 1509 – Ippolito II d'Este, Italian cardinal and statesman (d. 1572) 4. 1530 – Ivan the Terrible, Russian ruler (d. 1584) 5. 1540 – Lady Catherine Grey, English noblewoman (d. 1568) 6. 1561 – Philippe van Lansberge, Dutch astronomer and mathematician (d. 1632)

    1601-1900

    1. 1605 – Philipp Moritz, Count of Hanau-Münzenberg, German noble (d. 1638) 2. 1624 – François de la Chaise, French priest (d. 1709) 3. 1662 – John Leverett the Younger, American lawyer, academic, and politician (d. 1724) 4. 1707 – Louis I of Spain(d. 1724) 5. 1724 – George Stubbs, English painter and academic (d. 1806) 6. 1741 – Karl Friedrich Bahrdt, German theologian and author (d. 1792) 7. 1744 – Johann Gottfried Herder, German poet, philosopher, and critic (d. 1803) 8. 1758 – Franz Teybe...

    1901-present

    1. 1902 – Stefan Wolpe, German-American composer and educator (d. 1972) 2. 1903 – Arpad Elo, Hungarian-American chess player, created the Elo rating system(d. 1992) 3. 1905 – Faustina Kowalska, Polish nun and saint (d. 1938) 4. 1906 – Jim Smith, English cricketer (d. 1979) 5. 1909 – Ruby Keeler, Canadian-American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 1993) 6. 1909 – Michael Rennie, English actor and producer (d. 1971) 7. 1910 – George Cisar, American baseball player (d. 2010) 8. 1910 – Dorothea Tan...

    Pre-1600

    1. AD 79 – Pliny the Elder, Roman commander and philosopher (b. 23) 2. 274 – Yang Yan, Jin Dynastyempress (b. 238) 3. 306 – Saint Maginus, Christian hermit and martyr from Tarragona 4. 383 – Gratian, Roman emperor (b. 359) 5. 471 – Gennadius I, patriarch of Constantinople 6. 766 – Constantine Podopagouros, Byzantine official 7. 766 – Strategios Podopagouros, Byzantine general 8. 985 – Dietrich of Haldensleben, German margrave 9. 1091 – Sisnando Davides, military leader 10. 1192 – Hugh III, Du...

    1601-1900

    1. 1603 – Ahmad al-Mansur, Sultan of the Saadi dynasty (b. 1549) 2. 1631 – Nicholas Hyde, Lord Chief Justice of England(b.c. 1572) 3. 1632 – Thomas Dekker, English author and playwright (b. 1572) 4. 1688 – Henry Morgan, Welsh admiral and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica(b. 1635) 5. 1699 – Christian V of Denmark(b. 1646) 6. 1711 – Edward Villiers, 1st Earl of Jersey, English politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department(b. 1656) 7. 1742 – Carlos Seixas, Portuguese organi...

    1901-present

    1. 1904 – Henri Fantin-Latour, French painter and lithographer (b. 1836) 2. 1908 – Henri Becquerel, French physicist and chemist, Nobel Prizelaureate (b. 1852) 3. 1916 – Mary Tappan Wright, American novelist and short storywriter (b. 1851) 4. 1921 – Nikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet and critic (b. 1886) 5. 1924 – Mariano Álvarez, Filipino general and politician (b. 1818) 6. 1924 – Velma Caldwell Melville, American editor, and writer of prose and poetry (b. 1858) 7. 1925 – Franz Conrad von Hötzen...

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    Earliest day on which La Tomatina can fall, while August 31 is the latest; celebrated on the last Wednesday in August. (Buñol)
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