69 Second Battle of Bedriacum, forces
under Antonius Primus, the commander of the Danube armies, loyal to Vespasian,
defeated the forces of Emperor Vitellius.
439 Carthage, the leading Roman city
in North Africa, fell to Genseric and the Vandals.
spectacular Cathedral of Chartres was dedicated in the presence of King Louis
IX of France; the cathedral is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Treaty of Brétigny was ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase
of the Hundred Years' War.
ng Valdemar IV died. He united Denmark after
a brief period of domination by foreign rulers.
1537 Jane Seymour, the third
wife of England's King Henry VIII, died after giving birth to Prince
Edward. Prince Edward became King Edward