66 Emperor Nero created the Legion I Italica.
1499 Switzerland became
an independent state.
1515 Anne of Cleves was born. The fourth wife of Henry
VIII, Anne was able to obtain a divorce and maintained a friendly relationship
with the Tudor family.
1586 Battle of Zutphen was a confrontation of the Eighty
Years' War fought between forces of the United Provinces of the Netherlands,
aided by the English, against the Spanish, who sought to regain the northern
Netherlands. Elizabeth I sent troops under the earl of Leicester to aid the
rebels, however the Spanish were victorious.