Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-08

  • 527 – Justinian I becomes the sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire #
  • 1498 – Christopher Columbus becomes the first European to visit what is now Venezuela #
  • R.I.P. 1137 – King Louis VI of France #
  • 1377 – Russian troops are defeated in the Battle on Pyana River because drunkenness #
  • R.I.P. 924 – Ælfweard of Wessex #
  • Happy Birthday 1455 – John Cicero, Elector of Brandenburg #
  • R.I.P. 686 – Pope John V http://twitpic.com/2b1qg4 #
  • R.I.P. 1100 – King William II of England http://twitpic.com/2b2r8c #
  • 881 – Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu: Louis III of France defeats the Vikings, a battle celebrated in the poem Ludwigslied #
  • 1492 – Christopher Columbus sets sail from Palos de la Frontera, Spain #
  • R.I.P. 1460 – King James II of Scotland #
  • 1265 – Battle of Evesham: the army of Prince Edward defeats the forces of Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester http://twitpic.com/2bkfwm #
  • R.I.P. 1265 – Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester; Killed in the Battle of Evesham #
  • R.I.P. 1265 – Peter de Montfort; Killed in the Battle of Evesham #
  • R.I.P. 1265 – Henry de Montfort; Killed in the Battle of Evesham #
  • R.I.P. 1265 – Hugh le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer; Killed in the Battle of Evesham #
  • Happy Birthday 1290 – Duke Leopold I of Austria #
  • new podcast recorded!! Now on to the editing…ugh #
  • New podcast episode is out..The Black Prince defeats the French http://bit.ly/b2Jd7O #
  • 1284 – Italian city of Pisa is defeated in Battle of Meloria by Genoa, ruining its naval power #
  • R.I.P. 523 – Saint Pope Hormisdas #
  • R.I.P. 1195 – Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony and Bavaria #
  • 936 – Coronation of King Otto I of Germany. #
  • R.I.P. 1106 – Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor #

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