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Otto von Habsburg 

414 – Emperor Theodosius II, age 13, yields power to his older sister Aelia Pulcheria who reigns as regent and proclaimed herself empress (Augusta) of the Eastern Roman Empire.

1569 – The King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Lithuania, Sigismund II Augustus finally sign the document of union between Poland and Lithuania, creating new country known as Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

1776 – War of American Independence. The 13 American Colonies went insane and declared independence from the British Crown. 

Births

1799 – King Oscar I of Sweden and Norway (d. 1859)

1937 ~  Sonja Haraldsen. Queen of Norway

1942 ~ Prince Michael of Kent

Deaths

907 – Luitpold, Margrave of Bavaria
965 – Pope Benedict V (b. unknown)
1780 – Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, Austrian military leader (b. 1712)
2011 – Otto von Habsburg, last crown prince of Austria-Hungary and MEP (1979–1999) (b. 1912)

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