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August

479BC – Greece – Battle of Plataea (Greco-Persian Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Plataea#The_battle

322BC – Greece – Battle of Crannon (Lamian War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Crannon

204BC – China – Comet observed.

138BC – China – Comet observed.

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49BC – Spain – Battle of Ilerda ended (Caesar’s Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ilerda

30BC – Roman Republic – Final War of the Roman Republic ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_War_of_the_Roman_Republic

253 – Roman Empire – Co-Emperors Trebonianus Gallus and Volusianus assassinated. http://www.roman-empire.net/decline/trebonianus.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volusianus

253 – Roman Empire – Caesar Marcus Aemilius Amilianus Augustus became Roman Emperor. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aemilianus

476 – Roman Empire – Emperor Basiliscus executed. http://www.roman-empire.net/constant/basiliscus.html

476 – Roman Empire – Flavius Zeno Perpetuus Augustus became Roman Emperor (east). http://www.roman-empire.net/constant/zeno.html

634 – Israel/Palestine – Battle of Ajnadayn (or July). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ajnadayn

877 – Byzantine Empire – Siege of Syracuse began (Muslim Conquest of Sicily). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Syracuse_(877%E2%80%93878)

897 – Rome – Remains of Pope Formosus are exhumed and put on trial (Cadaver Synod), he is found unworthy of pontificate. Pope Stephen VI imprisoned and strangled after this trial. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Formosus#Posthumous_trial https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Stephen_VI

897 – Rome – Romanus became Pope. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Romanus

902 – Byzantine Empire – Muslim Conquest of Sicily ended (Arab-Byzantine Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_conquest_of_Sicily

984 – Rome – John XV became Pope. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_John_XV

1203 – Normandy – Battle of Château Gaillard began (Normandy Campaigns – Anglo-French Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Ch%C3%A2teau_Gaillard

1322 – Croatia – Battle of Bliska began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bliska

1612 – Holy Roman Empire – Fettmilch Rising. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankfurter_Judengasse#The_Fettmilch_Rising

1734 – Danish West Indies – St. John Slave Insurrection ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1733_slave_insurrection_on_St._John

1814 – USA – Creek War ended (American Indian War/War of 1812). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creek_War

1884 – China, Taiwan, Vietnam – Sino-French War began (Tonkin Campaign). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-French_War

1899 – China – Boxer Rebellion began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxer_Rebellion

1943 – German, France, Belgium, Netherlands – Operation Crossbow began (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Crossbow

1945 – Japan – Operation Starvation ended (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Starvation

1949 – Australia – Pilbara Strike ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1946_Pilbara_strike

1991 – Lithuania – Soviet OMON Assaults on Lithuanian Border Posts ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_OMON_assaults_on_Lithuanian_border_posts

York

1790 – Mr. Powell in York, for another wager of walking London to York and back in 6 days.

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