Today In History – March 8

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Today In History – March 8 1010 – Ferdowsi completes his epic poem Shahnameh. 1126 – Following the death of his mother Urraca, Alfonso VII is proclaimed king of Castile and León. 1262 – Battle of Hausbergen between bourgeois militias and the army of the bishop of Strasbourg. 1576 – Spanish explorer Diego García de Palacio first sights the ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Copán. 1618 – Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion. 1655 – John Casor becomes […]

Today In History – March 8

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Today In History – March 8 1010 – Ferdowsi completes his epic poem Shahnameh. 1126 – Following the death of his mother Urraca, Alfonso VII is proclaimed king of Castile and León. 1262 – Battle of Hausbergen between bourgeois militias and the army of the bishop of Strasbourg. 1576 – Spanish explorer Diego García de Palacio first sights the ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Copán. 1618 – Johannes Kepler discovers the third law […]