1943: The Gestapo arrests Jean Moulin. He will be identified by Klaus Barbie, the head of the Gestapo in Lyon, as the president of the National Council of Resistance.
1919: Refusing to deliver its ships to the victors, the German navy, regrouped in the port of Scapa Flow in Scotland, decides to scuttle.
1791: Louis XVI disguised as valet de chambre, Marie-Antoinette, their two children are arrested in the village of Varennes.
1476: Allied with Louis XI, the members of the Swiss Confederation inflict on Charles the Bold a crushing defeat at Murten.