1534 Dr Edward Bocking and John Deering, monks of Christchurch, Canterbury, Hugh Rich, warden of the Greyfriars at Canterbury, and nun Elizabeth Barton, the 'Holy Maid of Kent' were among those hanged for treason at Tyburn for protesting against the marriage of Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn
1992 Benny Hill, English comedian died.
1924 The birth of Leslie Phillips, CBE and English actor with a highly recognisable 'upper class accent'. Originally known for his work as a comedy actor playing English stereotypes in the Carry On films and the Doctor series, Phillips subsequently made the transition to character roles.
1974 A catholic man was shot in Belfast becoming the 1000th victim of the unrest.
1907 Mrs Asquith, wife of the Chancellor of the Exchequer was summoned at Folkestone for a breach of the Dogs' Regulation Act, and was ordered to pay a fine of 2s 6d and 10s costs. *