The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising
Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
Some people derive this name from Aegidius, from a Greek word meaening a goatskin. Others translate the word as a kid, or a young goat. The name Giles may often be derived from Julius.
John Giles, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
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