317 BC, Phocion, the great Athenian general
and statesman, died at an approximate age of 85.
1135 AD Maimonides was born.
He was a Jewish philosopher who tried to harmonize Judaism with the teachings
of Aristotle in his principal work, The Guide of the Perplexed, in 1190.
Celestine III elected Pope. During his pontificate, he confirmed the order of
1296 Edward I sacked
Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.
The Nine Years' War between England and Irish rebel Hugh O'Neill ended with the
surrender of the Irish.
1533 Henry VIII divorced his first wife, Catherine of
1533 - Thomas Cranmer became archbishop of Canterbury.