Death of Yehudi Menuhin, American-born British violin virtuoso
Death of Beatrice Wood, American artist and ceramicist .
The first women priests in the Church of England were ordained in London
MIners Strike Starts
Death of Arnold Ridley, British actor (Private Godfrey in Dads Army)
Death by execution of Olga Hepnarová, Czech mass murderer and the last woman executed in the Czech republic.
British musician Paul McCartney (The Beatles) married Linda Eastman
The Anschluss: Germany invaded Austria, and annexed it on the 13th .
Hore-Belisha introduces pedestrian crossings and speed limits for built-up areas in Britain
The St Francis dam near Los Angeles, California, burst drowning 450 people.
Birth of Max Wall, British actor and comedian .
Birth of Adolph Simon Ochs, American publisher, owner of ‘The New York Times’.
Deposed James VII & II flees to Ireland – defeated at the Battle of the Boyne (1 Jul 1690)
Birth of John Aubrey writer and antiquary, most famous for his Lives of Eminent Men and his discovery of what are now kown as the Aubrey Holes at Stonehenge.
Bermuda was founded as a British colony
Death of Cesare Borgia, Italian cardinal and politician