Henry III became Holy Roman Emperor in 1039. Sir Walter Raleigh established the first English colony on Roanoke Island in 1584. Suffragette Emily Davison was killed by the king's horse at the 1913 Epsom Derby. The Battle of Midway began in 1942.
Birthdays: King George III (1738); Geoffrey Palmer (1927); Dr Ruth Westheimer (1928); John Barrymore (1932); Michelle Phillips (1944); Val McDermid (1955); Cecilia Bartoli (1966); Angelina Jolie (1975).