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Events

* 98 – Trajan becomes Roman Emperor after the death of Nerva.
* 661 – Rashidun Caliphate ended with death of Ali.
* 1142 – Execution, believed wrongful, of noted Song Dynasty General Yue Fei.
* 1186 – Henry VI, the son and heir of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I, weds Constance of Sicily.
* 1343 – Pope Clement VI issues the Bull Unigenitus.
* 1593 – Vatican opens 7 year trial against scholar Giordano Bruno.
* 1606 – Gunpowder Plot: The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins, ending in their execution on January 31. (more…)

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