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February 25, 1870: Hiram Rhodes Revels, is sworn in as 1st black member of Congress, Senator-R-Mississippi 1870 - 1871
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Events That Made History Today - August 17

682 - St. Leo II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1180 - Yoritomo Minamoto leads uprising against emperor Kiyomori Taira
1498 - Cardinal Borgia renounced his vows and office to marry a French princess
1544 - Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France
1563 - King Charles IX of France (13) declared an adult
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - August 18

410 - King Alarik I's Visigoten occupies and plunders Rome
1289 - Pope Nicolaus IV publishes degree "Supra montem"
1564 - Spanish king Philip II joins Council of Trente
1572 - King Navarra Henri de Bourbon marries Margaretha van Valois
1605 - Spanish army under of general Spinola conquerors Lingen
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Events That Made History Yesterday - August 16

1290 - Charles van Valois weds Margaretha van Anjou
1465 - Battle at Montlhery
1513 - Battle at Eguinegatte/Guinegate: Maximilian and Henry III beat France
1570 - King Janos Sigismund Zapolyai signs secret treaty with Maximilian II
1625 - Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe
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1037 - The Year That Was

May 28: German emperor Koenraad II removes "Constitutio the Feudis"

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