THIS DAY IN HISTORY

  • 303 1st official Roman edict for persecution of Christians issued by Emperor Diocletian
  • 1525 Battle of Pavia: Holy Roman Emperor Charles V’s troops beat the French. French King Francois I captured, 15,000 killed or wounded
  • 1582 Pope Gregory XIII announces New Style (Gregorian) calendar
  • 1739 Battle of Karnal: Army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah
  • 1821 Agustín de Iturbide and Vicente Guerrero agree to the Plan of Iguala, stating that Mexico will become a constitutional monarchy, Roman Catholicism the official religion and that Peninsulares and Creoles will enjoy equal political and social rights
  • 1868 US House of Representatives vote 126 to 47 to impeach President Andrew Johnson
  • 1946 General Juan Perón first elected President of Argentina
  • 2008 Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba due to ill health after nearly fifty years

Source: Onthisday.com

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