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48 BC Pompey the Great is assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt.
235 Bishop of Rome Pontianus steps down
351 Battle at Mursa: emperor Constantine II beats emperor Magnentius
365 Roman usurper Procopius bribes two legions passing by Constantinople, and proclaims himself Roman emperor.
935 Saint Wenceslas is murdered by his brother, Boleslaus I of Bohemia.
995 Members of Slavník's dynasty - Spytimír, Pobraslav, Po?ej and ?áslav are murdered by Boleslaus's son, Boleslaus II the Pious.
1066 William the Conqueror invades England landing at Pevensey Bay, Sussex
1106 Battle at Tinchebrai: English King Henry I beats his brother Robert
1322 Battle of Muhldorf: the Duchy of (Upper) Bavaria defeats Austrian forces
1362 Guillaum de Grimoard elected as Pope Urban V
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