330 Constantinople was dedicated as the new capital of the
Roman Empire during the reign of Constantine the Great.
482 Justinian I (the
Great) was born. He was Byzantine (East
Roman) emperor AD 527-565 who collected Roman laws under one code known as the
1310 In France fifty-four members of the Knights Templar were
burned at the stake as heretics.
1559 Religious reformer John Knox ignited the
Scottish Reformation with a sermon at Perth, Scotland.