802 St. Paulinus of Aquileia died. He was royal
master of grammar to Charlemagne at the Palace School and was appointed Patriarch
of Aquileia (Italy) in 787 after Charlemagne conquered the duchy.
first official lottery was held in England, with 10 shilling lots sold at old
St Paul's Cathedral.
1558 Westmunster Church in Middelburg (The Netherlands)
was destroyed by a heavy storm.
1571 the Austrian nobility were granted freedom
1693 Mt. Etna erupted in Sicily. The powerful earthquake destroyed
parts of Sicily and Malta.