70 Titus and his Roman legions breached the middle wall of
Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem.
1099 Members of the First Crusade
witnessed an eclipse of the moon and interpreted it as a sign they would
1294 Saint Celestine V was elected Roman Catholic pope. He
was unhappy with the office and abdicated before the year was out.
of Langley, first Duke of York, son of Edward III of England was born.
Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread United Irish Rebellion into Munster