Thursday, July 12, 2012
July 12,100 BC Gaius Julius Caesar was born. 526 Saint Felix IV became Roman Catholic pope. 927 England was unified by Athelstan of England after a long process of annexation. 1153 Anasasius IV was crowned Roman Catholic pope. 1191 Third Crusade: Saladin's garrison surrendered, ending the two-year siege of Acre. 1290 Jews were expelled from England by order of King Edward I. 1450 a rebellion against war taxes ended when its leader, Jack Cade, was driven out of London and later killed. 1472 Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, married Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminster Abbey. 1543 King Henry VIII of England married his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace.