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1618 – The Second Defenestration of Prague

23 May

Defenestration is the act of throwing someone or something out of a window. There were two incidents in the history of Bohemia in which multiple people were defenestrated. The first occurred in 1419 and the second in 1618, although the term “Defenestration of Prague” more commonly refers to the later incident.

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1620 – The Battle of White Mountain

8 November

The Battle of White Mountain, was an early battle in the Thirty Years’ War fought on this day in 1620. Continue reading “1620 – The Battle of White Mountain”

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