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|1813 – The Sixth Coalition attacked Napoleon and the First French Empire in the Battle of Leipzig, the largest conflict in the Napoleonic Wars with over 500,000 troops involved.||unreferenced sections|
|1843 – William Rowan Hamilton first wrote down the fundamental formula for quaternions, carving the equation into the side of Broom Bridge in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland.||needs more footnotes|
|1923 – Roy and Walt Disney founded the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio in Hollywood that eventually grew to become one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world.||unreferenced sections|
|1951 – The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, was assassinated in Rawalpindi.||uses self-published sources|
|1972 – Emmerdale Farm, the United Kingdom's second-oldest soap opera, was first broadcast in the daytime on ITV.||original research, unreferenced section|
|2002 – Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt, a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, was officially inaugurated.||Tagged because of missing content|
- 456 – Magister militum Ricimer defeated Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and became master of the Western Roman Empire.
- 1793 – Marie Antoinette, queen consort of Louis XVI, was guillotined at the Place de la Révolution in Paris at the height of the French Revolution.
- 1834 – Most of the Palace of Westminster in London was destroyed in a fire.
- 1846 – American dentist William T. G. Morton made a widely publicized demonstration of ether as a general anaesthetic.
- 1869 – Workers in Cardiff, New York, uncovered a petrified man, which was later revealed to be a hoax.
- 1875 – Brigham Young University, the United States' largest religious university, was founded in Provo, Utah.
- 1916 – Margaret Sanger established the United States' first family planning clinic in Brooklyn, New York.
- 1934 – Long March: Surrounded by Kuomintang troops, Zhou Enlai, Bo Gu, and Otto Braun led a breakout of 130,000 Red Army soldiers and civilians from Jiangxi.
- 1968 – To protest racism in the United States, African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos performed the Black Power salute during a medal ceremony at the Mexico City Summer Olympics.
- 1984 – The Bill debuted on ITV, eventually becoming the longest-running police procedural in British television history.
- 1995 – Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam convened the Million Man March in Washington, D.C., in an effort to unite in self-help and self-defense against economic and social ills plaguing the African American community.
- 1986 – Italian mountaineer Reinhold Messner made his ascent of Lhotse, making him the first person to climb all fourteen "eight-thousanders".
- Bob Beamon appears on October 18, so Black Power salute should not appear in the same year.
- Luzhniki disaster (another human stampede) appears on October 20, so Estadio Mateo Flores should not appear in the same year
16. dæg Winterfylleðes: Ƿoruldes Ǣt Dæg
- 1841 – Seo Scottacirice staðolede Cƿēne Gefelƿascipe in Cyningestūn on Ontarian, se is on Canadan.
- 1859 – Þristhycgende to aginnenne þēoƿa uphebbung, fram John Brown abolitionist (on biliþe) herigunge on þæm Harpers Ferry Ƿæpenhūse æt Harpers Ferry on Virginie.
- 1940 – Ōðru Ƿorludgūþ: Natsi Gemǣna-Gereca Hans Frank gestaþolde þone Warsaw Ghetto, se mæsta Iudeisca ghetto in occupied Polaland.
- 1996 – 83 meen oþþe mā cƿal and 140 ƿeardon gebenned in stampede æt Guatemalaceastre's Estadio Mateo Flores during a 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification gamen betƿeonum Guatemala and Costa Rica.