In 1714 in Kensington Queen Anne Stuart dies. During her reign England and Scotland were united. In 1774 , the French naturalist, knight Jean Baptiste de Monet Lamarck is born.
In 1899, the American writer Ernest Hemingway is born. He was a major representative of the so-called lost generation between the wars. In 1961 he committed suicide.
In 1923, in Trbovlje a general mining strike begins. 9,400 miners demanded an increase in wages.
In 1374, the Italian Renaissance poet and the first Italian humanist, Francesco Petrarca dies. With his style he strongly influenced later poets, including Slovenia's France Prešeren.
In 1811 the English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray is born. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair. In 1817, the English novelist Jane Austen dies.
In 1674, the English Christian hymnwriter Isaac Watts is born. In 1918, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia is executed with her family.
In 1880, Emily Howard Stowe is the first woman in Canada to receive a license to practice medicine. In 1911, the famous dancer Ginger Rogers is born. She worked a great deal with Fred Astaire.
In 1606, the Dutch painter and graphic artist Rembrandt, the most prominent representative of the Baroque, is born.
In 1223, Louis VIII. Is crowned King of France. In 1789, in an attack by the population of Paris on the notorious prison and fortress Bastille the French bourgeois revolution begins.
In 100 BC the Roman general Gaius Julius Caesar is born. In 1841, the Austrian architect, urbanist and educator Otto Wagner is born.