Saturday, April 30, 2011
May 8, 589 – Reccared(or Recared)I (559–601)(reigned 586–601) was Visigothic King of Hispania, Septimania and Galicia. His reign marked a climactic shift in history, with the king's renunciation of traditional Arianism in favour of Catholic Christianity in 587,summoned the Third Council of Toledo.The council also enacted restrictions on Jews, and the conversion of the country to Christianity led to repeated persecutions of Jews. 1450 Jack Cade's Rebellion: Kentishmen revolt against King Henry VI. 1660 Parliament proclaimed Charles II king of England, restoring the monarchy after more than a decade.