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  • 772 Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1539 Emperor Karel and King Fran‡ois I sign anti-English treaty
  • 1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence
  • 1662 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates
  • 1669 French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion
  • 1709 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez
  • 1717 Henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France