Virgil, the great Roman poet, died in Rome at age 50.
454 AD Falvius Actius,
Roman general and statesman was born.
1192 Richard I the Lion hearted was
captured near Vienna by Leopold V, Duke of Austria who accused Richard of
arranging the murder of his cousin Conrad of Montferrat.
1327 Edward II of
England was murdered by order of his wife Isabella, daughter of King Philip IV
1435 An agreement between Charles VII of France and Philip the Good
ended the partnership between the English and Burgundy in the Hundred Years'
1745 A Jacobite army under 'Bonnie Prince Charlie' defeated government forces
at the Battle of Prestonpans.