0604 Death of St Augustine. He was succeeded as Archbishop of Canterbury by Laurentius
1905 Car 27 of the Isle of Thanet Tramway fails to negotiate a bend in Ramsgate and ends up in Vye's shop in Belle Vue Road *
1932 The Scots law case of Donoghue v Stevenson, involving a snail found in ginger beer is decided in the House of Lords, establishing the modern concept of a duty of care in cases of negligence. *
1899 Alleged lunatic Jule Alfred Dand was discharged from the infirmary on condition he left Canterbury and went back to London
0735 Death of Bede, English scholar and theologian whose writings established the use of BC and AD with dates. He applied a knowledge of astronomy for the purpose of calculating the correct date for Easter.