1119 Callistus II became pope. He settled
the lay investiture disagreement and presided over the ninth Ecumenical Council
(the First Lateran Council).
1540 The first recorded race meet in England
(Roodee Fields, Chester) took place. According to official records, Chester
Racecourse (Roodee Fields, Chester) is the oldest racecourse still in use in
1649 Charles I was buried
without a funeral at Windsor rather than Westminster to avoid public disturbances.