Tuesday, December 9, 2014

History Trivia - Byzantine General Belisarius conquers Rome

December 9

 536 Byzantine General Belisarius conquered Rome, which had been occupied by the Ostrogoths, claiming Italy for the Byzantine empire.

1165 King Malcolm IV of Scotland died; his short reign was marked by rebellion and tension with his cousin Henry II of England.

1425 The Catholic University of Leuven, the largest, oldest and most prominent university in Belgium was founded by John IV, Duke of Brabant and approved by a Papal bull by Pope Martin V.

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