476 – Germanic leader Odoacer captured Ravenna, the capital of the Western Roman Empire, and deposed Emperor Romulus Augustus.
1781 – Los Angeles (downtown pictured) was founded as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula by 44 Spanish settlers.
1843 – Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies married …
590 – Gregory I became pope, the first one to come from a monastic background.
1651 – English Parliamentarian forces under Oliver Cromwell won the Battle of Worcester, the final battle of the Third English Civil War.
1901 – The National Flag of Australia, a Blue Ensign defaced with the Commonwealth Star and …