1533 > Birth in Dillenbourg of Willem I of Orange-Nassau, first Stadholder [= ruler] of the United Provinces [ Netherlands], killed on July 10, 1584. Nicknamed " The Silent "
1927 > Birth of Jozef Ratzinger, pope in April 2005 as Benedict XVI
1941 > The blitz destroys the parish church of Chelsea. The date of 1528 carved by Holbein can still be read on a capital of the More chapel, which alone survives, and serves for the liturgy pending the restoration