Tuesday, July 24, 2012

History Trivia

On July 24

1148 Louis VII of France laid siege to Damascus during the Second Crusade.

1411 Battle of Harlaw: Highland and Lowland Scots clashed at Red Harlaw, which was one of the bloodiest battles of Scottish history.

1487 Citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands held a strike against a ban on foreign beer.

1567 Mary, Queen of Scots, was forced to abdicate and was replaced by her one-year-old son, James VI.

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