Thursday, January 22, 2015

History Trivia - Ethelred of Wessex defeats Danish invasion army

January 22

871 Battle at Basing: Danish invasion army vanquished Ethelred of Wessex.

1371 King Robert II Stuart of Scotland was crowned.

1506 The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrived at the Vatican.

1521 Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, opened the Diet of Worms.

1552 Sir Edward Seymour, uncle to King Edward VI of England, was executed.

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