Events:

472 – After being besieged in Rome by his own generals, Western Roman Emperor Anthemius is captured in the Old St. Peter’s Basilica and put to death.
911 – Signing of the Treaty of Saint Clair-sur-Epte between Charles the Simple and Rollo of Normandy.
1346 – Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

1818 ~ Double wedding at Kew Palace as two of George III’s sons, the Duke of Clarence (later William IV) and Edward, Duke of Kent (father of Queen Victoria) marry German princesses – as part of the ‘Georgian baby-race’. The ceremony was celebrated with a cup of tea at Queen Charlotte’s Cottage.

Births:

1274 – Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland (d. 1329)
1366 – Anne of Bohemia, consort of Richard II of England (d. 1394)
1657 – King Frederick I of Prussia (d. 1713)
1662 – Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria (d. 1726)
1866 – Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1953)

Deaths:

472 – Anthemius, Emperor of the Western Roman Empire
937 – King Rudolph II of Burgundy
969 – Olga of Kiev
1174 – King Amalric I of Jerusalem (b. 1136)
1183 – Otto I of Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1117)
1302 – Robert II of Artois, French soldier (b. 1250)
1535 – Elector Joachim I of Brandenburg (b. 1484)
1920 – Empress Eugénie de Montijo of France (b. 1826)

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