763 BC Assyrians recorded a solar eclipse that was later used to fix the
chronology of Mesopotamian history.
1094 El Cid, the great Spanish national
hero, captured Valencia from the Moors.
Valdemar brought victory for Denmark. According to legend, the Danish flag fell
from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse (now Tallinn) in Estonia, turning
the tide in favor of the Danes.