On this day
884 â€ Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope. 1536 â€ Anne Boleyn and her brother, Lord Rochford, are tried and found guilty in England of adultery and incest.
1259 â€ King Henry III of England gives Normandy to France.
1303 â€ Treaty of Paris restores Gascony to the British in the Hundred Years War.
1498 â€ Explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calicut, India, to complete his voyage around Africa.
1430 â€ Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians, who sell her to the English.
1455 â€ Battle of St Albans is fought in Britain's War of the Roses.
1498 â€ Girolamo Savonarola, Italian religious and political reformer, is hanged and burnt at the stake.