Today In The Past
456 – St. Patrick returns to Ireland as a missionary bishop.
823 – Pope Peschalis I crowns Lotharius I, co-emperor of France
1058 – Bishop John “Minchio,” [domkop] elected as Pope Benedictus X
1566 – 200 Brussel nobles offer Margaretha of Parma a petition
1585 – Clemens Crabbeels becomes bishop of Hertogenbosch
1603 – New English king James I departs Edinburgh for London
1609 – Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa.
1614 – 2nd parliament of King James I begin session (no enactments)
1621 – Mayflower sails from Plymouth on a return trip to England
1648 – Spanish troops/feudal barons strike down people’s uprising in Naples
1762 – British take Grenada, West Indies, from French
1768 – 1st US Chamber of Commerce forms (NYC)
1792 – George Washington casts 1st presidential veto
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