Oh October 20th you seem a bit dull compared to other days!
1548 The city of Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Our Lady of Peace) is founded by Alonso de Mendoza by appointment of the king of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V. 484 more words
1066 Edgar the Ætheling is proclaimed King of England, but is never crowned. Reigned until 10 December 1066.
1211 Battle of the Rhyndacus: The Latin emperor Henry of Flanders defeats the Nicaean emperor Theodore I Lascaris. 566 more words
Yesterday, 1914-1918-ONLINE, an English-language virtual reference work on the First World War, was launched. The multi-perspective, open-access knowledge base is the result of an international collaborative project involving more than 1,000 authors, editors, and partners from over fifty countries (incl. 22 more words