Sunday, June 21, 2015

History Trivia - battle at Lake Trasimenus - Hannibal victorious

June 21

 217 BC Carthaginian forces led by Hannibal destroyed a Roman army under Consul Gaius Flaminicy in a battle at Lake Trasimenus in central Italy.

1314 The Scots, under Robert the Bruce, defeated Edward II's army at Bannockburn.

1675 Christopher Wren started the rebuilding St. Paul's Cathedral in London after the Great Fire.

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