Monday, August 26, 2013

History Trivia - Julius Caesar invades Great Britain

August 26

55 BC Julius Caesar and his Roman Legions invaded Great Britain.

 1017 Turks defeated the Byzantine army under Emperor Romanus IV at Manikert, Eastern Turkey. 

 1429 Joan of Arc made a triumphant entry into Paris.

1466 A conspiracy against Piero di Cosimo de' Medici in Florence, led by Luca Pitti, was discovered.

1498 Michelangelo was commissioned to carve the Pietà.



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