This Day in History July 13, 1573

By Ruth on July 13, 2014 in history
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I had never even heard of the Eighty Years War,  but on this date in 1573, the seven-month Siege of Haarlem ended. This was a battle where the Netherlands were defeated by Spain. It never cease to amaze me how may battles have been fought throughout history that I never heard of.

For more info:
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Haarlem_(1572-1573)#Surrender

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