1430: English capt. Joan, Joan of Arc captured at Compiegne
1498: Girolamo Savonarola executed, Domenican friar and reformer in Florence. Angered Pope Alexander VI and
the Duke of Milan. Governed Florence briefly in the form of a democratic
republic. Viciously persecuted, tried, tortured, and sentenced to death
by papal commissioners on fabricated evidence.
1700: Darien address rebuffed, The Scots Parliament assembles but the Duke of
Queensberry, Commissioner, prevents the Company's party from pressing
for an Address to the King. He adjourns Parliament on the 30th.
1819: Victoria b., Future Queen of Great Britain