388 Battle at Aquileja (northern
Italy): Emperor Theodosius defeated Emperor Magnus Maximis. 1.
754 Pope Stephen II made
Pippin the Short King of France. He was the first King of the Franks of the
1540 Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, was
executed for treason.
1540 Henry VIII of England married his
fifth wife, Catherine Howard.
1586 Sir Thomas Harriot introduced potatoes to