On This Day

1372 Battle of La Rochelle; Bocanegra's Castilian fleet destroys Pembroke's English fleet.
1484 Reconquista: The Christian army launches a new attack on the fertile plains of Granada, felling and razing considerable areas of land in Alhendín, Villa de Otura, and successively in Gójar, Dílar, La Zubia and Armilla.
1563 Don Francisco de Villagra, conquistador and part of Pedro de Valdivia's army and former Governor of Chile died.

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