Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter Australia: Solemnity of Mary Help of Christians
Saint of the Day: St. Vincent of Lerrins, monk and ecclesiastical writer
1218 - The Fifth Crusade leaves Acre for Egypt.
1086 Blessed Victor III (1026?–1087) was enthroned as pope.
1543 Nicolaus Copernicus, Roman Catholic priest, astronomer and scientist, died (b. 19 February 1473, Thorn [Torun], Prussian Poland).
1494 - Pontormo, Italian painter (d. 1557)
1941 - Bob Dylan, American singer and songwriter
1944 - Patti LaBelle, American singer
1967 - Carlos Hernández, baseball player