Thursday, August 4, 2011
August 4, 70 The destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem by the Romans. 367 Gratian, son of Roman Emperor Valentinian I, was named co-Augustus by his father. 1265 Second Barons' War: Battle of Evesham: the army of Prince Edward (the future king Edward I of England) defeated the forces of rebellious barons led by Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, killing de Montfort and many of his allies. 1532 the Duchy of Brittany was annexed to the Kingdom of France.