Saturday, February 5, 2011

History Trivia

February 14,44 BC, Julius Caesar was made dictator of Rome for life, which turned out to be one month and a day. 842 Charles the Bald and Louis the German swore the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German languages. 1014 Henry II was crowned Holy Roman Emperor. 1076 Pope Gregory VII excommunicated Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor. 1349 Approximately 2,000 Jews were burned to death by mobs or forcibly removed from the city of Strasbourg. 1556 Thomas Cranmer was declared a heretic.

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