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Belimpas[adiht | adiht fruman]
- 350 - Se heretoga Magnentius deposes Rōmāniscne cāsere Constans, proclaims himself Emperor.
- 474 - Leo II wierþ briefly Bysantīnisc cāsere
- 532 - Nika riots in Constantinople fail.
- 1520 - Christian II DenemearceCyning and Norþweges ofercwōm þā Swēonas æt Lace Asunde.
- 1535 - Lima, Peru gestaðelod fram Francisco Pizarro.
- 1670 - Henry Morgan gefēng Panaman.
- 1701 - Frederick I wearþ Cyning Prusslandes.
- 1778 - James Cook is se ǣresta cūða Europisca tō andþæcan þæt Hawaiian Islands, þe hē clipað the "Sandwich Islands".
- 1861 - Georgia gefēgþ þā Getrēowunge.
- 1862 - The Confederacy þolað his ǣresta wihtig fyllung in þǣm Americanisc Ingefeoht in þǣm Battle of Mill Springs.
- 1871 - Wilhelm I Þēodiscland wierþ ǣrost cāser Þēodisclandes.
- 1886 - Tīdnēah field hockey is beran mid scieppung þæs The Hockey Association in Englaland.
- 1896 - Se X-scīma cræft is sweotolað for þǣm ǣrest tīman.
- 1911 - Eugene B. Ely lands on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania stationed in San Francisco harbor, marking the first time an aircraft landed on a ship
- 1915 - Iapan issues the "Twenty-One Demands" to China in a bid to increase its power in east Asia.
- 1919 - Ǣrest Woruldgūþ: The Paris Peace Conference opens in Versailles, Francland.
- 1919 - Bentley Motors is founded.
- 1939 - Louis Armstrong records Jeepers Creepers.
- 1943 - Ōðru Woruldgūþ: Sofiet officials announce they have broken the Wehrmacht's siege of Leningrad.
- 1943 - Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: The first uprising of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto.
- 1944 - The Metropolitan Opera House in Nīweoforwicburg for the first time hosts a jazz concert; the performers are Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.
- 1958 - Willie O'Ree, the first African American National Hockey League player, make his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins.
- 1964 - Plans are revealed for the World Trade Center in Nīweoforwicburg.
- 1964 - The Beatles appear on the Billboard magazine charts for the first time.
- 1967 - Albert DeSalvo, the "Boston Strangler," is convicted of numerous crimes and is sentenced to life in prison.
- 1975 - The Jeffersons debuts on CBS.
- 1977 - Scientists identify a previously unknown bacterium as the cause of the mysterious "legionnaire's disease."
- 1977 - Australia's worst rail disaster occurs at Granville, Sydney killing 83.
- 1978 - The European Court of Human Rights finds the Geānlǣht Cynerīce government guilty of mistreating prisoners in Norðerne Īrland, but not guilty of torture.
- 1983 - The International Olympic Committee restores Jim Thorpe Olympic medals to his family.
- 1990 - Former preschool operators Raymond Buckey and his mother Peggy McMartin Buckey are acquitted in a Los Angeles, California court of 52 child molestation charges.
- 1990 - Washington, DC, Mayor Marion Barry is arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.
- 1991 - Eastern Airlines shuts down after 62 years citing financial problems.
- 1993 - Forme sīðe biþ Martin Luther King Jr. symbeldæg ambihtlīce gefrēolsod in eallum 50 Geānlǣhtra Rīca rīcum.
- 1995 - In sūþ France nēah Vallon-Pont-d'Arc nettweorc cleofan sind andþæced þe nimð mētunga and ābracunga þe sind 17,000 oþ 20,000 gearu ald.
- 1997 - In north west Rwanda, Hutu militia members kill 3 Spēonisc aid workers, 3 soldiers and seriously wound one other.
- 1997 - Boerge Ousland of Norþweg becomes the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unaided.
- 1998 - Lewinsky scandal: Matt Drudge breaks the Bill Clinton - Monica Lewinsky affair story on his website The Drudge Report.
- 2002 - A Canadian Pacific Railway train carrying anhydrous ammonia derails outside of Minot, North Dakota, killing one man and calling into question the maintenance of CP track and the policy of voice-tracking used by Clear Channel Communications.
- 2003 - Canberra firestorm
Byrda[adiht | adiht fruman]
- 1689 - Montesquieu, French wrītere (d. 1755)
- 1779 - Peter Roget, wordbocmann (d. 1869)
- 1782 - Daniel Webster, statesman (d. 1852)
- 1840 - Henry Austin Dobson, poet (d. 1921)
- 1842 - Albert Alonzo Ames, notorious mayor of Minneapolis (d. 1911)
- 1848 - Ioan Slavici, Transylvanian wrītere of Romanian origin (d. 1925)
- 1849 - Edmund Barton, ǣrost Forma Minister Australian (d. 1920)
- 1850 - Seth Low, Americanisc politician
- 1854 - Thomas Watson (inventor), telephone pioneer
- 1882 - A. A. Milne, author (d. 1956)
- 1892 - Oliver Hardy, comedian, actor (d. 1957)
- 1903 - Werner Hinz, actor (d. 1985)
- 1904 - Cary Grant, actor (d. 1986)
- 1905 - Joseph Bonanno, gangster (d. 2002)
- 1913 - Danny Kaye, actor (d. 1987)
- 1914 - Arno Schmidt, author (d. 1979)
- 1932 - Robert Anton Wilson, author
- 1931 - Chun Doo-hwan, Foresittend Sūþcorean.
- 1933 - John Boorman, director
- 1937 - John Hume, politician, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998
- 1938 - Curt Flood, baseball star (d. 1997)
- 1941 - David Ruffin, sangere (d. 1991)
- 1943 - Kay Granger, Americanisc politician
- 1944 - Paul Keating, twenty-fourth Forma Minister Australian
- 1946 - Joseph Deiss, member of the Swiss Federal Council
- 1947 - Takeshi Kitano, actor and director
- 1949 - Philippe Starck, Frencisc designer
- 1950 - Gilles Villeneuve, Canadisc racing driver (d. 1982)
- 1955 - Kevin Costner, actor
- 1961 - Mark Messier, hockey star
- 1974 - Michael Tunn, TV/radio presenter from Australia
- 1979 - Jonathan Davis, Lead Singer of KoRn
Dēaðas[adiht | adiht fruman]
- 52 BC - Publius Clodius Pulcher, murdered in the Via Appia (b. ca. 92 BC)
- 474 - Leo I, cāser þæs Bysantīniscan Rīca (b. 457)
- 1367 - Cyning Peter I Portugales
- 1862 - John Tyler, former Foresittend þāra Geānlǣhtra Underrīca, member of the Congress of the Confederate States of America (b. 1790)
- 1873 - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, author (b. 1803)
- 1927 - Empress Carlotta of Mexico (b. 1840)
- 1936 - Rudyard Kipling, Bryttisc wrītere (b. 1865)
- 1940 - Kazimierz Tetmajer, full name Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer, Polish poet and wrītere (b. 1865)
- 1952 - Curly Howard, actor, comedian, member of the Three Stooges
- 1954 - Sydney Greenstreet, actor (b. 1879)
- 1966 - Kathleen Norris, wrītere
- 1970 - David O. McKay, foresittend of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1873)
- 1980 - Sir Cecil Beaton, fashion designer (b. 1904)
- 1984 - Vassilis Tsitsanis, Greek singer and song wrītere of rebetiko (b. 1915)
- 1991 - Leo Hurwitz, documentary film producer
- 2000 - Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, architect (b. 1897)
- 2003 - Richard Crenna, actor (b. 1927)
Symbeldagas and observances[adiht | adiht fruman]
- Catholicism - Wucu of Prayer for Christian Unity
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