1534: Jacques Cartier lands in Canada, claims it for France
1215: Frederick II crowned King of the Romans (King of the Germans) in Aachen
1099: First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem.
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1881: Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to US federal troops
1595: Astronomer Johannes Kepler has an epiphany and develops his theory of the geometrical basis of the universe
1925: Adolf Hitler publishes Mein Kampf (original title was the catchy “Four and a Half Years (of Struggle) Against Lies, Stupidity, and Cowardice”)
1806: inhabitants of Scillium in North Africa are executed for being Christians. The earliest record of Christianity in that part of the world.
622: Muslim Era begins – Muhammad begins flight from Mecca to Medina (Hijra)
1099: the City of Jerusalem is captured and plundered by Christian forces during the First Crusade