In 1818 in Trier German philosopher and politician Karl Marx is born. Together, he and Friedrich Engels conceived Marxism.
In 1874 the Slovenian poet Cveto Golar is born. His favourite theme praised the natural beauty of his home land.
In 1519 Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci dies. His best known work is a portrait of Mona Lisa. In 1536 the English Queen Anne Boleyn is thrown into the Tower.
In 1496, the Italian historian Niccolo Machiavelli is born. He wrote the comedy La Mandragola, for which there was renewed interest in the 20th century.
In 1493 the Swiss physician, chemist and philosopher Paracelsus is born. He recognised the chemical and physical foundations of the living world, which he tried to use the medicine.
In 1789, George Washington is proclaimed the first U. S. president. In 1883, the Czech satirist and writer Jaroslav Hašek is born. He is best known for his novel The Good Soldier Švejk. I
In 1429 Joan of Arc led Orleans, France, to victory over Britain. In 1813 rubber was patented by J. F. Hummel.
In 1789 the famous mutiny on the ship Bounty takes place. The mutineers set the captain afloat in a small boat with eighteen of the twenty-two crew loyal to him.
In 1791 the American inventor Samuel Morse is born. He contributed to the invention of the single-wire telegraph system and was a co-inventor of the Morse code.
In 121 AD Roman Emperor Markus Aurelius is born. For Slovenian history it is particularly important that the land between Trojana and Hrušica as well as Emona were annexed to his tenth region.