Today’s Significant Events
1431 – Judges’ investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government.
1760 – Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat
1839 – Daguerrotype photo process announced at French Academy of Science
1909 – Ernest Shackleton as part of the British Nimrod Expedition reaches a record farthest South latitude (88°23′ south)
1941 – 6,000 Jews exterminated in pogrom in Bucharest, Romania
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