1979: Jean Bedel Bokassa, says "Bokassa I emperor of the Central African Republic", is driven from his throne by his nephew David Dacko, helped by the French army.
1765: A king's arquebus holder kills a large cervier wolf on the grounds of the royal abbey of Chazes. We are then convinced that it is "the beast of Gévaudan"
1558: Both Emperor of Germany, Prince of the Netherlands and King of Spain, Charles Quint died at the age of 58 in Yuste in Spain. Since his abdication in favor of his son Philip II, he had lived as a recluse in the convent of the Order of St. Jerome in Extremadura.