This Day In History

418 Death of Zosimus, Greek pope 537 Saint Sofia, church in Constantinople, initiated. 537 The Hagia Sophia is completed. 975 Balderik bishop of Utrecht (918-75), dies. 1065 Ferdinand I the Great, king of Castile, dies. 1076 Death of Prince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027) 1381 Death of Edmund de Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician 1390 Birth of Anne...

This Week In History 6/1/2014

1418 Death of Katherine of Lancaster, wife of Henry III of Castile 1535 Birth of Pope Leo XI (d. 1605) 1567 Death of Shane O’Neill, Irish chieftain 1581 Death of James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton, regent of Scotland 1615 First RTcollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France. 1693 Death of John Wildman, English soldier and politician 1701...