Today in History

Brief stories about important events in history, available to everyone.

The Codex Justinianeus is completed, the Đại Việt win the Battle of the Bạch Đằng River, and more
The War of the Pacific begins, the Seventh Crusade ends, and more
The Spanish Civil War ends, the Falklands War begins, and more
The USSR is born, Haiti gains its independence, and more
The Soviet Union dissolves, Thomas Becket is murdered, and more
The Ottoman Empire captures the island of Rhodes, the Byzantines sack Aleppo, and more
India and Pakistan go to war, Sweden and Denmark fight one of the bloodiest battles in European history, and more
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