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He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.

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 Today in History - 7/30

  • 579 Benedict I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 657 St Vitalian begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Eugene I
  • 1178 Frederick I (Barbarossa), Holy Roman Emperor, crowned King of Burgundy
  • 1419 Anti-Catholic Hussites, followers of executed reformer Jan Hus, stormtown hall in Prague and throw Catholic councillors out the windows
  • 1537 Resistant of Bomy: French/Dutch cease fire
  • 1601 Spanish garrison of Rhine birch surrenders to Earl Mauritius
  • 1618 Prince Maurits' troops pull into Utrecht