Monday, January 26, 2015

History Trivia - King Edward III of England declared King of France

January 26

66: 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet.

1316 Revolt in Wales against the authority of Edward II began.

1340 King Edward III of England was declared King of France.

1531 An earthquake killed thousands in Lisbon, Portugal.

1564 The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, which established a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.

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