On This Day In History………14th August



Scotland's King David I is killed in battle today by rival Macbeth. Cutting off the King's head. Macbeth declares the Throne his.


The Battle of Mauron was fought today. Anglo-Breton Forces defeat The French during The Breton War of Succession.


The Battle of Yellow Ford was fought today. Irish Forces defeated an English Expeditionary Army under Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone.


46 Spanish Soldiers are massacred today, outside of present day Columbus, Nebraska. Native American Warriors of The Pawnee and Otoe are responsible.


The “Eight Nation” Coalition (having captured Beijing, China during The Boxer Revolt), demand The Chinese Empress to surrender her Forces.


The first Imperial Japanese Fighters are shot down over China, ushering in The Sino-Japanese War – today.