Who knows what the Battle of San Jacinto was for?
Today In The Past
753 BC – Romulus and Remus found Rome (traditional date).
43 BC – Battle of Mutina: Mark Antony is again defeated in battle by Aulus Hirtius, who is killed. Antony fails to capture Mutina and Decimus Brutus is murdered shortly after.
953 – Otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights
1420 – Treaty of Saint Maartens Dike
1453 – Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople
1509 – Henry the VIII becomes King of England
1521 – Battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards
1526 – Battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi
1572 – France & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant
1649 – Maryland Toleration Act passed, allowing all freedom of worship
1689 – William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England
1789 – John Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington)
1792 – Tiradentes, a revolutionary leading movement for Brazil’s…
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