Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-16

  • 1431 – Investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government #
  • 1349 – The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland, believed by the residents to be the cause of the Plague, are rounded up and incinerated #
  • 1072 – Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo #
  • Happy Birthday 1480 – Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands #
  • R.I.P. 681 – Pope Agatho http://twitpic.com/3oocib #
  • Finally! A trailer for the new Camelot series…RT @camelot_starz: Camelot – Trailer http://bit.ly/h202sW #
  • Murder in the Church RT @historyinanhour: The murder of Thomas Becket (part 1) by @kaye_jones: http://bit.ly/6Bx7My #history #
  • R.I.P. 976 – John I Tzimiskes, Greek Byzantine Emperor #
  • 1475 – Battle of Vaslui: Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire #
  • R.I.P. 1276 – Pope Gregory X #
  • 630 – Prophet of Islam Muhammad leads an army of 10,000 Muslims to conquer Mecca #
  • Happy Birthday 1395 – Michelle of Valois, Duchess of Burgundy #
  • R.I.P. 705 – Pope John VI http://twitpic.com/3ozs92 #
  • R.I.P. 802 – St. Paulinus II of Aquileia #
  • 1055 – Theodora is crowned Empress of the Byzantine Empire #
  • R.I.P. 812 – Staurakios, Byzantine Emperor #
  • 1158 – Vladislav II becomes King of Bohemia #
  • R.I.P. 844 – Michael I Rhangabes, Byzantine Emperor #
  • R.I.P. 1055 – Constantine IX Monomachos, Byzantine Emperor http://twitpic.com/3ozt5s #
  • R.I.P. 1494 – Domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian artist http://twitpic.com/3oztup #
  • Just found the 24 hour Laurel and Hardy marathon on TCM! I may not sleep tonight…here's another fine mess they've gotten me into! #
  • Happy Birthday 1483 – Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German nobleman #
  • R.I.P. 690 – Benedict Biscop, saint #
  • R.I.P. 1167 – Saint Ailred of Rievaulx #
  • R.I.P. 1321 – Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France #
  • See how it all ends! RT @historyinanhour The murder of Thomas Becket (part 2) by @kaye_jones: http://bit.ly/6Bx7My #historyteacher #
  • @tudortutor step away from the twitter and nobody gets hurt! Well maybe the roses… in reply to tudortutor #
  • 888 – Odo, Count of Paris becomes King of the Franks #
  • 1435-Sicut Dudum: papal bull by Pope Eugene IV bans the enslavement of black natives in the Canary Islands who had converted to Christianity #
  • Happy Birthday 1334 – King Henry II of Castile #
  • R.I.P. 614 – Saint Mungo, patron saint of Glasgow #
  • R.I.P. 858 – King Ethelwulf of Wessex #
  • 1328 – Edward III of England marries Philippa of Hainault, daughter of the Count of Hainault #
  • R.I.P. 888 – Charles the Fat, Holy Roman Emperor #
  • R.I.P. 1151 – Abbot Suger, French statesman and historian #
  • R.I.P. 1330 – Frederick I 'the Handsome' of Austria http://twitpic.com/3pklzw #
  • Lancaster Castle, now a high security prison will be closed down due to budget cuts http://bit.ly/gQNUhG #
  • 1129 – Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes #
  • 1343 – Arnošt of Pardubice became the last bishop of Prague #
  • Happy Birthday 1131 – King Valdemar I 'the Great' of Denmark #
  • R.I.P. 1092 – Vratislaus II of Bohemia #
  • Happy Birthday 1451 – Franchinus Gaffurius, Italian music theorist #
  • R.I.P. 1235 – Saint Sava, Serbian saint #
  • R.I.P. 1301 – King Andrew III 'the Venetian' of Hungary #
  • Happy Birthday 1477 – Hermann of Wied, Archbishop of Cologne #
  • R.I.P. 1331 – Blessed Odoric of Pordenone, Italian explorer #
  • @halomanuk @KedlestonDerby @Chick_Witch Thanks for the #FF today! #
  • @daveg53 @BoilingGnome @bellicoseblkcat @Archaeologica @drummerdavebmth @David_Cramer Thanks for all the RTs and Mentions this week! #
  • @KngHnryVIII @ZJekely @SpaceKnit @kaye_jones @TeresaFrohock @KrisKennedy @InfoSpiralGirl @DonaDulcinea @gwardis More RTs and mentions thanks #
  • @william1832 Didn't mean to forget you… thanks for the #FF in reply to william1832 #
  • @Raypc800 I didn't make it all night. Only til 2am, but i saw some good shorts and laughed myself to sleep. Nothing beats L&H! in reply to Raypc800 #
  • John Paul the Great to become the Blessed John Paul! http://bit.ly/eVYRD9 #
  • 1493 – Christopher Columbus sets sail for Spain from Hispaniola, ending his first voyage to the New World. #
  • R.I.P 570 – Saint Ita, Irish nun #
  • Happy Birthday 1342 – Philip II, Duke of Burgundy #
  • R.I.P. 936 – King Rudolph of France #
  • Happy Birthday 1432 – King Afonso V of Portugal #

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