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1264 The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing Jews safety and personal liberties and giving battei din jurisdiction over Jewish matters, is promulgated by Boleslaus the Pious, Duke of Greater Poland.
1331 Stephen Uro IV Duan declares himself king of Serbia
1380 Battle of Kulikovo Russian forces defeat a mixed army of Tatars and Mongols, stopping their advance.
1504 Michelangelo's David is unveiled in Florence.
1514 Battle of Orsha in one of the biggest battles of the century, Lithuanians and Poles defeat the Russian army.
1551 The foundation day in Vitria, Brazil
1565 The Knights of Malta lift the Turkish siege of Malta that began on May 18.
1655 Warsaw falls without resistance to a small force under the command of Charles X Gustav of Sweden during The Deluge, making it the first time the city is captured by a foreign army.
1727 A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in C ...more