Thursday, January 2, 2014

History Trivia - Moorish Granada falls

January 2

366 The Alemanni crossed the frozen Rhine River in large numbers and invaded the Roman Empire.

533 Mercurius became Pope John II, the first pope to adopt a new name upon elevation to the papacy.

 1492 Moorish Granada fell, completing the reconquest of Spain by Christian monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella.

1602 Battle at Kinsale, Ireland: English army defeated Spanish forces.

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