Thursday, June 7, 2012
June 7, 421 Eudocia Athenais married Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II who constructed a series of defensive walls that surrounded and protected the city of Constantinople. 555 Vigilius, first Pope of the Byzantine Papacy, died. 1099 first Crusaders arrived in Jerusalem. 1329 Robert Bruce, King of Scotland died. 1340 Rotterdam Netherlands founded.1394 Anne of Bohemia, wife of Richard II of England died from plague. 1557 England declared war on France.