Monday, November 10, 2014

History Trivia - The Battle of Varna - Turkish victory

November 10

 461 St Leo I ended his reign as Catholic Pope.

627 Saint Justus died. The fourth archbishop of Canterbury, Justus had a role in converting Northumbria to Christianity.

1444 The Battle of Varna: The Turkish victory over a Hungarian force ended the efforts of European powers to save Constantinople from Turkish conquest.

1619 René Descartes had the dreams that inspired his Meditations on First Philosophy.
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