Uncurrent Events 9.28.14

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48 BC – Pompey the Great is assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt.

351 – Battle at Mursa: emperor Constantine II beats emperor Maxentius

365 – Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor.

935 – Saint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslaus I of Bohemia.

1066 – William the Conqueror invade England landing at Pevensey Bay, Sussex

1106 – Battle at Tinchebrai: English King Henry I beats his brother Robert

1322 – Battle of Muhldorf

1521 – Turkish sultan Suleiman I’s troops occupy Belgrade

1528 – Spanish fleet sinks in Florida hurricane; about 380 die

1779 – American Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay.

1781 – 9,000 American forces & 7,000 French forces begin siege of Yorktown

1787 – Congress sends Constitution to state legislatures for their approval

1904 – Woman arrested for smoking a cigarette in…

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