Month: November 2019

On This Day…

1016 – Cnut the Great [Canute], King of Denmark, claims the English throne after the death of Edmund ‘Ironside’. 1648 – English Parliamentary army captures … Read more

On This Day…

526 – A possible date for the Antioch earthquake in present-day Syria (then the Byzantine Empire) which killed 200,000 people.
1745 – Bonnie Prince Charlie’s … Read more