This Day in History

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Events History


472-After being besieged in Rome by his own generals, Western Roman Emperor Anthemius -is captured in the Old St. Peter's Basilica|St. Peter's Basilica and put to death.

911-Signing of the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte -between Charles the Simple and Rollo of Normandy.

1174- Baldwin IV -13, becomes King of Jerusalem, with Raymond III, Count of Tripoli as regent and William of Tyre as chancellor.

1302- Battle of the Golden Spurs -(''Guldensporenslag'' in Dutch)