1370 The Battle of
Rudau - Teutonic knights defeated the Lithuanians in their attempt to
Christianize the country.
1461 Second Battle of Saint Albans where the
Lancastrians were victorious, and were able to free King Henry VI who had been
imprisoned by the Earl of Warwick.
1779 British historian Edward Gibbon
published the The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.