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Day History: October-2

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Events History


829- Theophilos (emperor)|Theophilos -(813–842), succeeds his father as Byzantine Empire|Byzantine Emperor.

1187- Siege of Jerusalem (1187)|Siege of Jerusalem -Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Kingdom of Jerusalem|Crusader rule.

1263-The battle of Largs -is fought between Norwegians and Scots.

1470-A rebellion organised by Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick -forces King Edward IV of England to flee to the Netherlands, restoring Henry VI of England|Henry VI to the throne.