65 Jews revolted against Rome, capturing the fortress of
Antonia in Jerusalem.
68 Rome Senate accepted Emperor Galba.
218 Opellius Macrinus, Emperor of Rome (217-8), died in battle.
452 Italy invaded
by Attila the Hun.
536 St Silverius began his reign as Catholic Pope.
793 Vikings raid
the abbey at Lindisfarne in Northumbria, and is commonly accepted as the
beginning of the Scandinavian invasion of England.
1042 Harthacanute, King of
Denmark and England died.
1191, Richard the Lion-Hearted of England arrived at
the port of Acre in the Holy Land during the third Crusade. He captured Acre,
but could not recapture Jerusalem from the Turks.
1376 Edward, the Black Prince
1405 Richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of
Norfolk, were executed in York on Henry IV's orders.