1251 BC a solar eclipse on this date might
mark the birth of legendary Heracles at Thebes, Greece.
70 The Romans sacked
Jerusalem, which ended the Jewish revolt and left only the "Wailing
1191 Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf – Richard I of England
defeated Saladin at Arsuf, which ended the sultan's aura of invincibility.
Sailor Perkin Warbeck becomes English King Richard IV.
1533 Queen Elizabeth I
was born. The birth of a daughter was a setback to King Henry VIII in his quest
for an heir, and a serious blow to his wife Anne Boleyn.