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Norman Conquest: Battle of HastingsIn England on Senlac Hill, seven miles from Hastings, the forces of William the Conqueror defeat the Saxon army and kill King Harold II of England.Sunday, October 14th, 1066
Coronation of William the Conqueror as king of England, at Westminster Abbey, London.Tuesday, December 25th, 1066
Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of FalkirkKing Edward I of England and his longbowmen defeats William Wallace and his Scottish schiltrons outside the town.Tuesday, July 22nd, 1298
King William s War: William III of England joins the League of Augsburg starting a war with France.Thursday, May 12th, 1689
Massacre of Glencoe : About 78 Macdonalds at Glen Coe, Scotland are killed early in the morning for not promptly pledging allegiance to the new king, William of Orange.Wednesday, February 13th, 1692
The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia is granted a charter by King William III and Queen Mary II.Sunday, February 8th, 1693
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles leaves Singapore after just taking it over, leaving it in the hands of William Farquhar.Sunday, February 7th, 1819
British explorer William Smith discovers the South Shetland Islands, and claims them in the name of King George III.Friday, February 19th, 1819
Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village, killing 100 men, women, and children.Monday, September 3rd, 1855
Dr. William Price attempts to cremate the body of his infant son, Jesus Christ Price, setting a legal precedent for cremation in the United Kingdom.Friday, January 18th, 1884
City & South London Railway: London s first deep-level tube railway opens between King William Street and Stockwell.Tuesday, November 4th, 1890
King William III of the Netherlands dies without a male heir and a special law is passed to allow his daughter Princess Wilhelmina to become his heir.Sunday, November 23rd, 1890
Steve Biko was arrested at a police roadblock under the Terrorism Act No 83 of 1967 in King William s Town, South Africa. He would later die of the injuries sustained during this arrest bringing attention to apartheid.Thursday, August 18th, 1977
James Byrd, Jr. is dragged to death by Shawn Allen Berry, Lawrence Russel Brewer, and John William King in Jasper, Texas in a racially-motivated hate crime.Sunday, June 7th, 1998


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