217 Roman Emperor Caracalla was
assassinated, and succeeded by his Praetorian Guard prefect, Marcus Opellius
1093 The new Winchester Cathedral was dedicated by Walkelin.
Petrarch was crowned Poet Laureate in Rome.
1364 Charles V crowned King of
France. He led France in recovery from the devastation of the first part of the
Hundred Years' War.
1378, Urban VI was elected Roman Catholic pope.