May 9, 1457 BC Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC) between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Kadesh. It was the first battle to have been recorded in what is accepted as relatively reliable detail.328 Athanasius was elected Patriarch bishop of Alexandria. 1092 Lincoln Cathedral wass consecrated.
1386 England and Portugal signed the Treaty of Windsor, the oldest alliance in Europe still in force. 1671 The crown jewels were briefly stolen from the Tower of London by Irish adventurer Colonel Thomas Blood.