548 Byzantine Empress Theodora, wife of Emperor Justinian I, and thought to
be the most influential and powerful woman in the Roman Empire's history, died.
767 Pope St Paul I died. His reign was dominated by relations with the Frankish
and Lombard kings and with the Eastern Roman Emperor.
1098 Fighters of the
First Crusade defeated Kerbogha of Mosul.
1245 First Council of Lyons (13th
ecumenical council) opened