781 BC - Oldest Chinese recording of a solar eclipse
1039 - Henry III becomes Holy Roman Emperor.
1070 - Roquefort cheese created in a cave near Roquefort, France
1133 - Rome-Innocentius II crowns Lotharius III Roman-German emperor
1391 - Mob led by Ferrand Martinez surounds & sets fire to Jewish quarter of Seville Spain, surviving Jews sold into slavery
1487 - Lord Lovell & John de la Poles army land at Furness Lancashire
1615 - Siege of Osaka: Forces under the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle in Japan.
1632 - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Venlo
1647 - English Parliamentary army under Cornet George Joyce takes King Charles I as a prisoner during Second Civil War
1664 - Viceroy Willem Frederik conquerors Dijlerschans
1666 - Battle at Dunkirk: English vs Dutch fleet
1741 - Prussia goes to the Covenant of Nymphenburg
1745 - Battle at Hohenfriedberg Silezie: Frederick the Great (Prussia) defeats Austrians and Saxons
1756 - Quakers leave assembly of Pennsylvania
1760 - Great Upheaval: New England planters arrive to claim land in Nova Scotia, Canada taken from the Acadians.