HISTORICAL ROYAL EVENTS
491 Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor, with the name Anastasius I.
1689 William III & Mary II are crowned as joint sovereigns of Britain.
1921 Emir Abdullah establishes the first centralised government in the newly created British protectorate of Transjordan.
1951 The Stone of Scone, the stone upon which Scottish monarchs were traditionally crowned, is found on the site of the altar of Arbroath Abbey. It had been taken by Scottish nationalist students from its place in Westminster Abbey.
HISTORICAL ROYAL BIRTHS
145 Septimius Severus, Roman Emperor (d.211)
1357 King Joao I of Portugal (d.1433)
1492 Marguerite of Navarre, wife of Henri II of Navarre (d.1549)
1034 Romanus III, Byzantine Emperor
1165 Stephen (Istvan) IV, King of Hungary
1240 Llywelyn the Great, King of Gwynedd