Today has been a very busy day throughout history!
June 18, 1269 - Eleanor of England, daughter of Edward I, is born at Windsor Castle.
June 18, 1318 - Eleanor of Woodstock, daughter of Edward II, is born at Woodstock Palace.
June 18, 1429 - Joan of Arc leads French forces to defeat the English (under Sir John Fastolf) at the Battle of Patay, turning the tide of the Hundred Years War.
June 18, 1536 - Henry Fitzroy, Henry VIII's illegitimate son by Bessie Blount, died at St. James’ Palace.
June 18, 1633 - Charles I was crowned King of Scotland.
June 18, 1815 - The Duke of Wellington defeats Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.
June 18, 1901 - The Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, is born.