168 BC Battle of Pydna: Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeated and
captured Macedonian King Perseus ending the Third Macedonian War.
II succeeded Edward III as king of England.
1633 The Holy Office in Rome forced
Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center
of the Universe. (on Oct 31, 1992, Vatican admitted it was wrong)