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Controversies merely speculative are of small importance in themselves, however they may have sometimes heated a disputant, or provoked a faction

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 Today in History - 9/26

  • 1371 Battle of Maritsa: Serbia-Turkey
  • 1396 Sultan Bajezid I beheads 100s of crusaders
  • 1404 Brussels Brabants/Limburgse audit-office established
  • 1580 Francis Drake with Spanish treasure returns to England
  • 1629 Sweden and Poland signs Peace of Altmark
  • 1655 Peter Stuyvesant recaptures Dutch Ft Casimir from Swedish in Delaware
  • 1680 Tax revolt in Gorinchem due to tax on cereal