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 Today in History - 4/21

  • 953 Otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights
  • 1420 Treaty of Saint Maartens Dike
  • 1453 Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople
  • 1477 Maximilian of Habsburg marries Maria of Bourgondiā€° at proxy
  • 1509 Henry the VIII becomes King of England
  • 1521 Battle at Villalar: Emperor Charles I beats Communards
  • 1526 Battle at Panipat: Mogol Emperor Babur beats sultan Ibrahim Lodi