Events:

1940 – King Carol II of Romania abdicates and is succeeded by his son Michael.
1948 – Juliana becomes Queen of the Netherlands after the abdication of her mother, Queen Wilhelmina.

Births:

1666 – Czar Ivan V of Russia (d. 1696)
1923 – King Peter II of Yugoslavia (d. 1970)
1926 – Claus van Amsberg, German born Prince Consort of the Netherlands (d. 2002)

Deaths:

957 – Liudolf, Duke of Swabia (b. 930)
972 – Pope John XIII

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