Saturday, December 19, 2015

History Trivia - Edith of Wessex dies

December 19

1075 - Edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England, died. 

 1187 Clement III became Pope. The fall of Jerusalem to Saladin in the Third Crusade occurred during his pontificate. 

1551 The Dutch west coast was hit by a hurricane.

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