382 – Emperor Theodosius I concludes a peace treaty with the Goths and settles them in the Balkans in exchange for military service.
1283 – Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first nobleman executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered.
1795 – General Napoleon Bonaparte first rises to national prominence being named to defend the French National Convention against armed counter-revolutionary rioters threatening the three year old revolutionary government.
1918 – King Boris III of Bulgaria accedes to the throne.
1929 – The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes is renamed to Kingdom of Yugoslavia, “Land of the South Slavs”.

Births:

1797 – Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1870)

Deaths:

1283 – David ap Gruffydd, Welsh prince of Gwynedd (b. 1238)
1369 – Margarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol (b. 1318)
1568 – Elisabeth of Valois, wife of Philip II of Spain (b. 1545)

 

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