Sunday, February 17, 2013

History Trivia

February 17
1370 The Battle of Rudau - Teutonic knights defeated the Lithuanians in their attempt to Christianize the country.
1461 Second Battle of Saint Albans where the Lancastrians were victorious, and were able to free King Henry VI who had been imprisoned by the Earl of Warwick.
 1779 British historian Edward Gibbon published the The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.


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