65 BC Horace (Quintus
Horatius Flaccus) was born. He was one
of the most familiar and admired of the Roman poets.
877 Louis II, the
Stammerer, was crowned King of France.
1542 Mary, Queen of Scots was born.
Biblioteca Ambrosiana (Milan Italy) opened its reading room, the second public
library of Europe.
1660 The first Shakespearian actress to appear on an English
stage (believed to be a Ms. Norris) made her debut as Desdemona in