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1057 Renunciation of Byzantine Ruler Michael VI Bringas occurred after just one year. It happened on 31st August, 1057. Michael VI Bringas was called Stratiotikos or Stratioticus and it governed as Byzantine ruler from 1056 to 1057. Seemingly a relative of the influential courtier Joseph Bringas, Michael Bringas was an old patrician and an importnat

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1464 Pope Paul II succeeded Pope Pius II as the 211th pope on 30th August, 1464. Pope Paul II born on 23rd February 1417 and died on 26th July 1471. He born Pietro Barbo. He was nominated and voted to thrive Pope Pius II by the accessus in the first ballot of the papal conclave

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1484 Pope Innocent VIII succeeded Pope Sixtus IV on 29th August, 1484. Pope Innocent VIII born in Giovanni Battista Cybo. He served as a Pope from 29th August 1484 to his end of life in the year 1492. He born into a prominent Genoese family and he entered the church and was made a bishop

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1521 The Ottoman Turks occupied Belgrade on 28th August, 1521. The Ottoman Empire is known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire and it is also called as Ottoman Turkey. It is also simply called Turkey. It was a kingdom what developed at the conclusion of the 13th century in the northwestern Anatolia in the

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1557 On 27th August, 1557, The Battle of St. Quentin came to an end. The Battle of Saint-Quentin of 1557 was held at Saint-Quentin in Picardy. It happened through the Italian War between the years 1551–1559. The Spanish, which is to say the worldwide forces of Philip II’s Spanish Territory, who had recovered the sustenance

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1303 On 26th august, 1303, Alauddin Khalji captured Chittorgarh. ʿAlāʾ ud-Dīn Khaljī was the 2nd and the most powerful ruler of the Khalji reign of Delhi Sultanate in the Indian subcontinent. An cultural Turk, Alauddin was a nephew and a son-in-law of his predecessor Jalaluddin. When Jalaluddin became the Sultan of Delhi after overthrowing the

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1580 On 25th August, 1580, war of Alcântara. Spain defeated Portugal. The Battle of Alcântara held on 25th August 1580. It near the brook of Alcântara, in the neighborhood of Lisbon and Portugal. It was a conclusive success of the Spanish Habsburg King Philip II over the Portuguese candidate to the Portuguese throne, Dom António,

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1185 On 24th August, 1185, Sack of Thessalonica by the Normans was occurred. The Sack of Thessalonica in 1185 by Normans of the Empire of Sicily was one of the poorest ruins to befall the Byzantine Territory in the 12th century. David Komnenos who was the city’s governor had abandoned to make satisfactory arrangements for

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1305 On 23rd August, 1305, Sir William Wallace was performed for high treachery at Smithfield, London. Sir William Wallace was a Scottish knight. He was one of the major leaders through the Wars of Scottish Independence. With Andrew Moray, Wallace overpowered an English army at the battle of Stirling Bridge in September of the year

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1138 On 22nd August, 1138, Battle of the Standard held between England and Scotland. The Battle of the Standard is called the Battle of Northallerton. In this battle, English forces resisted a Scottish military. It held on Cowton Moor near Northallerton in Yorkshire. The Scottish soldiers were moved by King David I of Scotland. The