236 BC Scipio Africanus, Roman statesman and general of the
Second Punic War was born.
404 the first Cathedral of Santa Sophia in
Constantinople was burned to the ground by rioters.
451 Battle of Chalons:
Flavius Aetius' defeated Attila the Hun at Catalarinische Fields. Theodorid,
King of the Visigoths was mortally wounded in this battle.
1214 The University of Oxford received its
1397 The Union of Kalmar united Denmark, Sweden, and Norway under one
1685 Monmouth Rebellion: James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth declared
himself King of England at Bridgwater.