1624 – The president of Louis XIII of France’s royal council is arrested, leaving Cardinal Richelieu in the role of the King’s principal minister.

1687 – Battle of Mohács: Charles of Lorraine defeats the Ottomans.

1831 – French intervention forces Willem I of the Netherlands to abandon his attempt to suppress the Belgian Revolution.

 Births:

 1503 – King Christian III of Denmark and Norway (d. 1559)

1566 – Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia of Spain (d. 1633)

1762 – King George IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1830)

1872 – Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein (d. 1956)

1904 – Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia, only son of Emperor Nicholas II of Russia (d. 1918)

 

Deaths:

 875 – Louis II of Italy, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 825)

1484 – Pope Sixtus IV (b. 1414)

1648 – Ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1615)

1689 – Pope Innocent XI (b. 1611)

 

 

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