Friday, April 4, 2014

History Trivia - University of Basle in Switzerland founded

April 4,

86 Caracalla, Emperor of Rome, was born.

527 Justinian I was created co-emperor.

1081 Alexius Comnenus crowned emperor. Alexius seized the throne from Nicephorus III. During his reign, he would succeed in reviving the Eastern Roman Empire after half a century of ineffective rule.

1460 University of Basle in Switzerland founded.

1541 Ignatius of Loyola became the first superior-general of the Jesuit Order.

1581 Francis Drake was knighted for completing a circumnavigation of the world.

1588 Christian IV succeeded Frederik II as king of Denmark. Follow on Bloglovin

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