On This Day, November 25.

EVENTS

571 BC – Servius Tullius, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victory over the Etruscans.

1034 – Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, King of Scots, dies. His grandson, Donnchad, son of Bethóc and Crínán of Dunkeld, inherits the throne.

1120 – The White Ship sinks in the English Channel, drowning William Adelin, son and heir of Henry I of England.

1177 – Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Châtillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.

1343 – A tsunami, caused by an earthquake in the Tyrrhenian Sea, devastates Naples and the Maritime Republic of Amalfi, among other places.

1487 – Elizabeth of York is crowned Queen of England.

1491 – The siege of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, ends with the Treaty of Granada.

1510 – Portuguese conquest of Goa: Portuguese naval forces under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque, and local mercenaries working for privateer Timoji, seize Goa from the Bijapur Sultanate, resulting in 451 years of Portuguese colonial rule.

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