This Day in History

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305- Diocletian -and Maximian retire from the office of Roman Emperors|Roman Emperor.

524-King Sigismund of Burgundy -is executed at Orléans after an 8-year reign and is succeeded by his brother Godomar.

880-The Nea Ekklesia -is inaugurated in Constantinople, setting the model for all later cross-in-square Orthodox churches.

1328- Wars of Scottish Independence -end: By the Treaty of Edinburgh–Northampton the Kingdom of England recognises the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.