455 Geiseric the
Vandal sacked Rome.
575 Benedict I was confirmed as Pope.
597 Saxon King
Ethelbert was the first English King to convert to Christianity and
baptized by St. Augustine of Canterbury.
1098 First Crusade: The first Siege of
Antioch ended as Crusader forces took the city. The second siege began on June
1420 Henry V married Catherine of Valois.
1572 Thomas Howard 4th duke of
Norfolk and second cousin to Elizabeth I was executed for treason, plotting to
put Mary Queen of Scots on the English throne and restoring Catholicism.