1350 – Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.
1756 – Friedrich II the Great attacks Saxony, beginning the Seven Years’ War.

Births:

1694 – Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1715)
1728 – Maria Anna Sophia of Saxony, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1797)

Deaths:

886 – Basil I, Byzantine Emperor (b. 811)
1093 – Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)
1123 – King Eystein I of Norway (b. c. 1088)
1395 – Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)
1442 – John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)
1526 – King Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia (killed in the Battle of Mohács) (b. 1506)
1543 – Maria of Jülich-Berg, Mother of Anne of Cleves (b. 1491)
1935 – Queen Astrid of the Belgians (b. 1905)

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