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 Today in History - 5/7

  • 1274 2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens
  • 1355 1,200 Jews of Toledo Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara
  • 1416 Monk Nicolaas Serrurier arrested because of heresy at Tournay
  • 1429 English siege of Orl‚ans broken by Joan of Arc
  • 1579 Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands
  • 1624 Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru
  • 1638 Cornelis S Goyer takes possession of Mauritius (uninhabited)