Today’s Significant Events
284 – Diocletian is proclaimed Roman Emperor by his soldiers in the army of the east
762 – Bögü, Khan of the Uyghurs, conquers Lo-Yang, capital of the Chinese Empire.
1695 – Zumbi, the last of the leaders of Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil and ex-slave, is executed.
1815 – 2nd Peace of Paris: France & allies after 2nd defeat and abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte.
1942 – Soviet army offensive during WWII, 1 million Russians breach German lines
1969 – Brazilian soccer icon Pele scores his 1,000th goal
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