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May

424BC – Greece – Earthquake. http://www.phenomena.org.uk

334BC – Roman Republic – Battle of the Granicus River. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Granicus

240BC – China – Comet observed. http://www.phenomena.org.uk

57BCE – Roman Republic – Battle of the Axona. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Axona

55BCE – Roman Republic – Caesar defeated Germanic army, massacred women and children, totaling 430,000 people (Germanic Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germanic_Wars#1st_century_BC

238 – Roman Empire – Emperor Maxinimus Thrax assassinated. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maximinus_Thrax

311 – Roman Empire – Co-Emperor Galerius died. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galerius

878 – England – Battle of Edington (Viking Invasion). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Edington

928 – Rome – Pope John X imprisoned and possibly murdered. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_John_X

946 – Rome – Pope Marinus II died. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Marinus_II

1024 – Rome – Romanus became Pope John XIX. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_John_XIX

1169 – Ireland – Norman Invasion began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_invasion_of_Ireland

1215 – Barons take London. https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/magna-carta-muse-and-mentor/rebellion-and-the-great-charter.html

1243 – France – Siege of Montségur began (Albigensian Crusade). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Monts%C3%A9gur

1268 – Turkey – Siege of Antioch began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Antioch_(1268)

1560 – Japan Battle of Okehazama began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Okehazama

1569 – Scotland – Marian Civil War began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marian_civil_war

1615 – Japan – Siege of Osaka, Phase 2 began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Osaka

1642 – Ireland – Irish Rebellion ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Rebellion_of_1641

1685 – England – Monmouth Rebellion began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monmouth_Rebellion

1868 – Ethiopia – British expedition to Abyssinia ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Expedition_to_Abyssinia

1876 – Bulgaria – April Uprising ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_Uprising

1889 – Greece – Fourth Zappas Olympics held in Athens. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zappas_Olympics#Games_of_1888-1889

1910 – Ottoman Empire – Albanian Revolt began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albanian_Revolt_of_1910

1936 – Ethiopia – Second Italo-Abyssinian War ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Italo-Ethiopian_War

1949 – South Korea – Jeju Uprising ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeju_Uprising

1979 Nepal – Napalese Student Protests ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1979_Nepalese_student_protests

 

York

1782 – York prepares for possible French, Spanish, Dutch invasion.

1910 – Roller Skating Rink opened behind Fishergate School.

 

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