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The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.

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 Today in History - 8/1

  • 527 Justinianus I succeeds Justinus I as emperor of Byzantium
  • 649 Pope Martinus I chosen successor of Theodorus I [or 8/7]
  • 860 Peace of Koblenz: Charles the Bare, Louis the German and Lotharius II
  • 902 Aghlabidisch emir Ibrahim II destroys Taormina, Sicily
  • 1021 Synod of Pavia: emperor Henry II convicts married priest
  • 1086 English barons become submissive to king Willem the Occupier
  • 1177 Peace Treaty of Venice: Emperor Frederik I and Pope Alexander III