Category Archives: AD 1811

Today in HisStory – January 10

Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war. (49 BC) Fabian, a farmer visiting Rome, was elected pope. Tradition said a dove descended on him. He served until 250, when he was one of the first martyrs … Continue reading

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Today in HisStory – January 2

Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered a slaughter of Christians at an English town which, because of the event, became known as Lichfield. Lichfield means field of corpses. (303 AD) The Alamanni crossed the frozen Rhine River in large numbers and invaded … Continue reading

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Today in History – December 26

La Navidad, the first Spanish settlement in the New World, was founded by Columbus. (1492) William Shakespeare’s play King Lear was performed at the court of England’s King James I. (1606) Plymouth Colony was settled and construction was started by the … Continue reading

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