Category Archives: AD 1748

Today in HisStory – January 12

Gustav I, known as father of the nation of Sweden, was crowned King of Sweden. (1528) Bayinnaung was crowned King of Burma. He would go on to assemble the largest empire in the history of Southeast Asia. (1554) Governor John … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – August 26

In the Battle of Crecy in Normandy the English annihilated the French ending the 100 Year War because of the use of a new weapon, the long bow. (1346) Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Alexander VI to carve the Pieta, … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – August 24

Mt Vesuvius erupted. It buried Pompeii and Herculaneum and killed 15,000. (79 AD) Rome fell to Alaric and his Visigoth armies when someone opened the city gate from within. This was considered the Fall of the Roman Empire. (410 AD) … Continue reading

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