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  2. 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. [1] The magazine covers all periods and geographical regions and publishes articles of traditional narrative history alongside new research and historiography. [2]

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    Pre-1600

    1. 19 – The Roman general Germanicus dies near Antioch. He was convinced that the mysterious illness that ended in his death was a result of poisoning 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 fortif...

    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. 1904 – Russo-Japanese War: The Battle of Liaoyangbegins. 2. 1912 – The Kuomintang is founded for the first time in Peking. 3. 1914 – World War I: Japan declares war on Austria-Hungary. 4. 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. 5. 1916 – The United States National Park Serviceis created. 6. 1920 – Polish–Soviet War: Battl...

    Pre-1600

    1. 1467 – Francisco Fernández de la Cueva, 2nd Duke of Alburquerque, Spanish duke (d. 1526) 2. 1491 – Innocenzo Cybo, Italian 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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