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480 BC- Greeks -defeat Achaemenid Empire|Persians in the Battle of Salamis
622- Muhammad -and Abu Bakr arrived Medina
1058- Agnes of Poitou -and Andrew I of Hungary meet to negotiate about the border-zone in present-day Burgenland.
1066- Battle of Fulford -Viking Harald Hardrada defeats earls Morcar and Edwin, Earl of Mercia|Edwin
1187- Saladin -begins the Siege of Jerusalem (1187)|Siege of J