Tuesday, April 7, 2015

History Trivia - Attila the Hun plunders Metz, France

April 7

451 Attila the Hun plundered Metz, France.

529 First draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) was issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.

 1506 St. Francis Xavier was born. A passionate missionary of Catholicism, Francis was instrumental in establishing Christianity in India and Japan. He was also one of the earliest members of the Society of Jesus.

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