121 Marcus Aurelius (Roman
Emperor 161-180) was born. He was the last of the "Five Good
Emperors", and is also considered one of the most important Stoic
757 Paolo Orsini replaced his brother Pope Stephen II, as Paul I.
1220 German king Frederick II granted bishops sovereign rights.
miraculous image in Our Lady of Good Counsel appeared in Genazzano, Italy.
Pazzi conspirators attacked Lorenzo and killed Giuliano de'Medici.
Copernicus made his first observations of Saturn.
1564 William Shakespeare was