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 Today in History - 5/22

  • 760 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
  • 1176 Murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo
  • 1200 Peace of Goulet
  • 1370 Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium
  • 1455 Open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans)
  • 1455 Richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI
  • 1526 Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence and Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac