476 Romulus Augustus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, was deposed when the barbarian Odoacer proclaimed himself King of Italy, and ended the Western Roman Empire.
925 Athelstan, grandson of Alfred the Great, was crowned King of England. First elected king of Wessex and Mercia, Athelstan was crowned king of the entire country at Kingston.
1241 Alexander III of Scotland was born. The reign of Alexander was considered a golden age by Scots involved in struggles with England after his death.