1572 – Marriage in Paris, France of the Huguenot King Henry IV of Navarre to Margaret of Valois, in a supposed attempt to reconcile Protestants and Catholics.

Births:

1579 – Countess Charlotte Flandrina of Nassau (d. 1640)
1606 – Maria Anna of Spain (d. 1646)
1611 – Marie Louise Gonzaga, French wife of John II Casimir Vasa (d. 1650)
1692 – Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon, French statesman (d. 1740)
1819 – Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaievna, Duchess of Leuchtenberg (d. 1876)

Deaths:

440 – Pope Sixtus III
1258 – Theodore II Laskaris, Byzantine-Greek Emperor (b. 1222)
1276 – Pope Adrian V (b. 1220)
1503 – Pope Alexander VI (b. 1431)
1559 – Pope Paul IV (b. 1476)
1645 – Eudoxia Streshneva, Russian wife of Michael I of Russia (b. 1608)
1707 – William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and politician (b. 1640)
1765 – Franz I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1708)

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