1594 – Sigismund III is crowned as King of Sweden after the death of his father, John III. He had been elected to the throne of the Polish-Lithuania Commonwealth in 1587.
1960 – A second son is born to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, to be named Andrew. He would be created the Duke of York in 1986 upon his marriage to Sarah Ferguson. He is also known for his military service as a helicopter pilot, and saw actual combat during the Falklands War.
No major deaths.
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