Wednesday, November 25, 2015

History Trivia - White ship sinks in English Channel

November 25

 955 King Eadred brought Northumbria permanently under English rule.  

1120 The White Ship sank in the English Channel, drowning William Adelin, son of Henry I of England.   

1343 a tsunami, caused by an earthquake in the Tyrrhenian Sea, devastated Naples (Italy) and the Maritime Republic of Amalfi.  

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