35 – Flavius Dalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar by his uncle Constantine I.
1356 – Battle of Poitiers: an English army under the command of Edward, the Black Prince defeats a French army and captures the French king, Jean II.
1973 – King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has his investiture.

Births:

86 – Antoninus Pius, Roman Emperor (d. 161)
866 – Leo VI, Byzantine Emperor (d. 912)
1377 – Albert IV, Duke of Austria (d. 1404)
1551 – King Henri III of France (d. 1589)

Death:

1356 – Killed at the Battle of Poitiers:
Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (b. 1311)
Walter VI of Brienne, Constable of France (b. 1304)

 

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