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Byzantine Nobility Install Alexius Murtzuphlos to Throne
Eleanor of Aquitaine Dies in Convent
Armies of the Fourth Crusade Begin Assault on Constantinople
Soldiers of Fourth Crusade Capture and Sack Constantinople
Latin Empire of Byzantium Established After Capture of Constantinople by Fourth Crusade
Baldwin of Flanders Crowned First Latin Emperor of Constantinople
Death of Jewish Philosopher Moses Maimonides
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Most of German Crusade Destroyed at Second Battle of Dorylaeum by Seljuk Turks
Second Battle of Dorylaeum: German Crusaders under the command of Conrad III stop at Dorylaeum to rest because they...
Italian Court Reverses Slander Conviction Against Bishop for Calling Atheist Couple 'Public Sinners'
In Florence, Italy, an Italian appeals court reverses a slander conviction against Bishop Pietro Fiordelli of Prato. The lower...
Margaret Sanger's Birth Control Clinic is Raided and Closed in New York City
Margaret Sanger's first birth control clinic is raided and closed. She was already arrested for advocating birth control in...
Robert Ley Commits Suicide to Avoid Facing War Crimes Tribunal in Nuremberg
Robert Ley commits suicide at the age of 55. Ley is in Nuremberg waiting to be tried for war...
Battle of Crooked River, First Major Battle in Mormon War
Battle of Crooked River: As tensions between Mormons and non-Mormons increase, the first major battle of the "Mormon War"...
This Month in Atheist History
William Murray Refuses to Pray at School, Launching Madalyn Murray O'Hair's Famous Legal Case
William Murray, the oldest son of Madalyn Murray (later O'Hair) refuses to pray at school. For the past couple...
Birth of German Philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche is born to Karl Ludwig Nietzsche and Franziska Nietzsche in Röcken, Prussia. His father, a Lutheran...
Madalyn Murray (O'Hair) is Interviewed by a Newspaper About Her Fight Against School Prayer and Bible Reading
Stephen Nordlinger, a reporter for Baltimore's Morning Sun newspaper, comes to the home of Madalyn Murray (later O'Hair) to...
Justice Dept. Begins Arrests of Foreign-Born Communists for Deportation
The Justice Department begins to arrest foreign-born communists for deportation under the Internal Security act. According to officials,n 86...
Death of John T. Scopes, Famous Defendant in Scopes Monkey Trial
John T. Scopes dies of cancer at the age of 70 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Famous as the defendant in...