Monday, February 20, 2012

History Trivia

February 20, 1071 William FitzOsbern, a staunch support of William the Conqueror, died.1472 Norway gave the Orkney and Shetland islands to Scotland in lieu of a dowry for Margaret of Denmark. 1513 Pope Julius II died and was buried in a tomb sculptured by Michelangelo. 1547 Edward VI of England was crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey. 1673 First recorded wine auction was held in London.

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