Saturday, January 26, 2013

History Trivia

January 26

66  5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet.

1316 Revolt in Wales against the authority of Edward II began.

1340 King Edward III of England was declared King of France.

1531 An earthquake killed thousands in Lisbon, Portugal.

1564The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, which established a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.

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