394 Theodosius reunited the entire Roman Empire for
the last time with victory at the Battle of Frigidus.
1316 John XXII the second
Roman Catholic pope to reside in Avignon, France rather than Rome, was crowned.
1548 Catherine Parr, sixth wife of Henry VIII, died.
1666 Great Fire of London
ended: 10,000 buildings including St. Paul's Cathedral were destroyed, but only
16 people were known to have died.