in History

Events (450 years ago today): 1568Eighty Years' War: Battle of Jemmingen: Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, Duke of Alva defeats Louis of Nassau.

Events (300 years ago today): 1718 – The Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed.

Births (50 years ago today): 1968Brandi Chastain, American soccer player and sportscaster

Deaths (150 years ago today): 1868William Bland, Australian surgeon and politician (b. 1789)

Deaths (50 years ago today): 1968Ruth St. Denis, American dancer and choreographer (b. 1878)

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