Thursday, November 8, 2012

History Trivia

November 8

392 Roman Emperor Theodosius passed legislation prohibiting all pagan worship in the empire.

618  St. Deusdedit I ended his reign as Catholic Pope.

911 Duke Koenraad I was chosen German king.

1097  Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, went into exile after a breach with William II over papal supremacy.

1308 John Duns Scotus died.  He was an influential Franciscan philospher and theologian who pioneered the theory of the Immaculate Conception.

1520 Stockholm Bloodbath began:  A successful invasion of Sweden by Danish forces resulted in the execution of around 100 people.


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