Monday, August 18, 2014

Unique Daily History - 18 August

Let's check it out Historical Events on 18th August :

293 BC - The oldest known Roman temple to Venus is founded , starting the institution of Vinalia Rustica .
1289 - Pope Nicolaus IV publishes degree "Supra montem "
1541 - A Portuguese ship drifts ashore in the ancient Japanese province of Higo (modern day Kumamoto Prefecture ). (Traditional Japanese date : July 27 , 1541)
1564 - Spanish king Philip II joins Council of Trente

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Unique Daily History - 12nd August

Let's check it out what was happen on 12nd August a long time ago....

  • 1121 - Battle of Didgori: the Georgian army under King David the Builder wins a decisive victory over the famous Seljuk commander Ilghazi.
  • 1164 - Battle of Harim: Nur ad - Din defeats the Crusader armies of the County of Tripoli and the Principality of Antioch .