Events:

1056 – After a sudden illness a few days previous, Byzantine Empress Theodora dies without children to succeed the throne, thus ending the Macedonian dynasty.
1314 – King Håkon V Magnusson moves the capital of Norway from Bergen to Oslo.
1422 – King Henry V of England dies of dysentery while in France. His son, Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of 9 months.
1997 – Diana, Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Al-Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in Paris.

Births:

12 – Gaius Caligula, Roman Emperor (d. 41)
161 – Commodus, Roman Emperor (d. 192)
1602 – Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (d. 1675)
1652 – Ferdinand Charles, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat (d. 1708)
1880 – Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (d. 1962)

Deaths:

1158 – Sancho III of Castile (b. 1134)
1372 – Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)
1422 – King Henry V of England (b. 1387)
1997 – Diana, Princess of Wales (b. 1961)

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