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334 BC-The Macedonia (ancient kingdom)|Macedonian -army of Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus.
853-A Byzantine fleet Sack of Damietta (853)|sacks and destroys -undefended Damietta in Egypt.
1176-The Hashshashin ( Assassins -attempt to murder Saladin near Aleppo.
1200-King John, King of England|John of England -and King Philip II of France sign the Treaty of Le Goulet.