Horrible History: September 11

9 AD: The Battle of the Teutoberg Forest ends

813 AD: Charles the Great Crowns Louis I as emperor

1185 AD: Isaac II Angelus kills Stephanus Hagiochristophorites and then appeals to the people, resulting in the revolt that deposes Andronicus I Comnenus and places Isaac on the throne of the Byzantine Empire

1226 AB: The Roman Catholic practice of public adoration of the Blessed Sacrament outside of Mass spreads from monasteries to parishes

1390 AD: Lithuanian Civil War (1389-1392) the Teutonic Knights begin a five-week siege of Vilnius

1697 AD: massacre of Drogheda, Ireland – Oliver Cromwell kills 3,000 royalists

1758 AD: Battle of Saint Cast France repels British invasion during the Seven Year’s War

1773 AD: Benjamin Franklin write “There never was a good war or a bad peace.”

1939 AD: British submarine Triton torpedoes British submarine Oxley

To learn about more historical events that took place on September 11, please visit HistoryOrb.

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