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.
In 1536, in Basel the Dutch humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam dies. In 1863, in Nice the French bacteriologist Albert Calmette is born.
In 1451 Barbara Cilli, the daughter of Herman II, Count of Celje, dies.
In 1407, the final act in the foundation of the medieval Carthusian monastery Pleterje is represented by the foundation charter of Count Herman II. of Celje.
In 1762 Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great, is proclaimed Empress of Russia. She was the most renowned and the longest-ruling female leader of Russia.
In 793, occurs the first recorded attack by Vikings, who pillaged the English island of Lindisfarne. In 1838, in Constance Count Ferdinand Adolf August Heinrich von Zeppelin is born.
In 1415, the Czech reformer Jan Hus is burned at the stake. He was rector of the University of Prague, who spread criticism about ecclesiastical conditions.
In 1153, in the Cistercian monastery in Stična began regular monastic life. The Sticna monastery was founded by the Aquileia abbot Peregrin, but it was disbanded in 1784.
In 1843 in Ljubljana the Agricultural and Handicraft News begins to be published. The editor is Janez Bleiweis. In 1865 the first numeric speed limit was created in the UK.
In 1546 Bishop of Trieste Peter Bonomo, who under the influence of Erasmus of Rotterdam became a follower of reformatory movement, dies.
In 1751, the Italian Baroque painter Giulio Quaglio dies. His most highly valued work is the painting of the Saint Nicholas' Cathedral in Ljubljana.