473 – Emperor Leo I acclaims his grandson Leo II as Caesar of the Byzantine Empire.
1147 – The Portuguese, under Afonso I, and Crusaders from England and Flanders conquer Lisbon after a four-month siege.
1147 – Seljuk Turks completely annihilate German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.
1415 – The army of Henry V of England defeats the French at the Battle of Agincourt.
1760 – George III becomes King of Great Britain.

Births:

1102 – William Clito, Count of Flanders (d. 1128)
1330 – Louis II of Flanders (d. 1384)
1510 – Renée of France, French princess (d. 1574)
1683 – Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British politician (d. 1757)
1921 – King Michael I of Romania

Deaths:

304 – Pope Marcellinus
625 – Pope Boniface V
1047 – King Magnus I of Norway (b. 1024)
1154 – King Stephen of England (b. 1096)
1200 – Conrad of Wittelsbach, German Archbishop
1415 – Killed in the Battle of Agincourt:
Charles d’Albret, Count of Dreux and Constable of France
John I of Alençon (b. 1385)
Antoine, Duke of Brabant (b. 1384)
Frederick of Lorraine (b. 1371)
Philip II, Count of Nevers (b. 1389)
Michael de la Pole, 3rd Earl of Suffolk (b. 1394)
Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York (b. 1373)
1478 – Katarina Kosača, queen consort of Bosnia
1495 – King John II of Portugal (b. 1455)
1760 – George II of Great Britain (b. 1683)
1920 – King Alexander I of Greece (b. 1893)

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