Wednesday, July 14, 2010

History Trivia

On July 14, 1223, in France, Louis VIII succeeded his father, Philip Augustus. In 1430 Joan of Arc, taken prisoner by the Burgundians in May, was handed over to Pierre Cauchon, the bishop of Beauvais. In 1456 Hungarians defeated the Ottomans at the Battle of Belgrade and in 1536 France and Portugal signed the naval treaty of Lyons, which aligned them against Spain.

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