Monday, March 24, 2014

History Trivia - City of Venice founded

March 25

47 BC Ptolemy XII, King of Egypt and brother of Cleopatra, drowned in the Nile, probably with an assist by Julius Caesar, who thereby made Cleopatra queen.

421 City of Venice founded.

708 Constantine I began his reign as Catholic Pope.

1199 Richard I was wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France which led to his death on April 6.

1306 Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scotland.
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1 comment:

  1. Venice ... on the bucket list, would love to visit one day. n x