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Day History: August-18

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684- Battle of Marj Rahit (684)|Battle of Marj Rahit -Umayyad partisans defeat the supporters of Ibn al-Zubayr and cement Umayyad control of al-Sham|Syria.

1304-The Battle of Mons-en-Pévèle -is fought to a draw between the Kingdom of France|French army and the County of Flanders|Flemish militias.

1487-The Siege of Málaga (1487)|Siege of Málaga -ends with the taking of the city by Kingdom of Castile|Castilian and Kingdom of Aragon|Aragonese forces.

1572-Marriage in Paris, France, of the Huguenot</