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June 6, 1976: Pat Bradley wins LPGA Girl Talk Golf Classic
May 10, 1969: U.S. troop begin attack on Hill 937/Hamburger Hill
February 21, 1980: Eric Heiden skates Olympic record 1500m in 1:55.44
January 30, 1936: New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname
July 5, 1942: Ian Fleming graduates from a training school for spies in Canada

Events That Made History Today - August 24

79 - Mount Vesuvius erupts, buries Pompeii and Herculaneum, 15,000 die
410 - Rome overrun by Visigoths, symbolized fall of Western Roman Empire
1215 - Pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid
1217 - Battle at South Foreland: English fleet beats France
1349 - 6,000 Jews, blamed for the Plague, are killed in Mainz
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - August 25

325 - Council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity
357 - Battle at Straatsburg: Julianus beats Alamannen, Chonodomarius caught
1212 - Children's cruisaders under Nicolas (10) reach Genoa
1330 - AntiPope Nicolaas V overthrows himself
1425 - Countess Jacoba of Bavaria escapes from jail
View All Events That Made History on August 25 ~ Born on August 25

Events That Made History Yesterday - August 23

406 - Battle at Florence: Stilicho's Roman army beats Radagaisus' Barbarians
476 - Odoacer elected King of Byzantine
1046 - King Henry III gives money to Utrecht Deventer diocese
1328 - Battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers
1328 - King Philip VI of France, crowned
View All Events That Made History on August 23 ~ Born on August 23

1438 - The Year That Was

January 1: Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Hungary
January 5: Pope Eugenius IV deallocated council of Basel to Ferrara
March 18: Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Germany
July 7: French church/King Charles VII release Pragmatieke Sanctie of Bourges

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