1357 – Emperor Charles IV assists in laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague.
1540 – King Henry VIII of England annuls his marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.

1553  – Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England in succession to King Edward VI of England, who died three days earlier. 
1746 – Accession of King Ferdinand VI of Spain
1807 – The Treaties of Tilsit are signed by Napoleon I of France and Alexander I of Russia.
1810 – Napoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire.
1900 – Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom gives Royal Assent to an Act creating Australia thus uniting separate colonies on the continent under one federal government.

Births

1511 – Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg, wife of Christian III of Denmark (d. 1571)
1578 – Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1637)
1786 – Princess Sophie Hélène Béatrice of France, daughter of Louis XVI of France and Marie Antoinette (d. 1787)
1848 – Robert I, Duke of Parma, Italian nobleman (d. 1907)

Deaths

1386 – Duke Leopold III of Austria (b. 1351)
1553 – Maurice, Elector of Saxony (b. 1521)
1654 – Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans (b. 1633)
1746 – King Philip V of Spain (b. 1683)

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