Monday, June 15, 2015

History Trivia - El Cid captures Valencia from the Moors

June 15

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.

1219 King 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.

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