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|1303 – Pope Boniface VIII issued a bull establishing what is now Sapienza University of Rome, todæg one of the largest universities in Europe.||refimprove|
|1653 – Oliver Cromwell dissolved the Rump Parliament of the Commonwealth of England by force, eventually replacing it with the Barebone's Parliament.||unreferenced section, refimprove section|
|1657 - New Amsterdam (later to become Nīweoforwīc) granted freedom of religion to Jews.||needs more citations|
|1836 – The U.S. Congress passed an act creating the Wisconsin Territory.||needs more footnotes|
|1862 – French chemist Louis Pasteur and physiologist Claude Bernard completed the first test on pasteurization.||need to verify date|
|1884 – Pope Leo XIII published the encyclical Humanum Genus, denouncing Freemasonry as well as a number of beliefs and practices purportedly associated with it such as popular sovereignty and the separation of church and state.||primary sources, refimprove|
|1908 – The inaugural season of the New South Wales Rugby League premiership began with nine teams competing in Australia's first Rugby league football competition.||needs more footnotes|
|1914 – A fire and a gun battle between the National Guard and striking coal miners in Colorado led to 17 deaths in the Ludlow Massacre.||needs more footnotes|
|2010 – An explosion on Deepwater Horizon, an offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, caused the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry.||POTD for 2012|
- 1535 – The appearance of sun dogs over Stockholm, Sweden, inspired the painting Vädersolstavlan, the oldest colour depiction of the city.
- 1818 – Four dægs after the Court of King's Bench in England upheld a murder suspect's right to trial by battle in Ashford v Thornton, the plaintiff declined to fight, allowing the defendant to go free.
- 1968 – British Member of Parliament Enoch Powell made his controversial "Rivers of Blood" speech in opposition to immigration and anti-discrimination legislation, resulting in his removal from the Shadow Cabinet.
- 1978 – Soviet fighters shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 902 after it violated Soviet airspace.
- 1998 – Se blōdiga uphebbenda flocc Germanisca gecnawen be naman se Rēad Here Sundorwerod swutolde þe hit hæfde aswundon.
- 1999 – Students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold embarked on a massacre, killing 13 people and wounding over 20 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado.
- 2008 – American Danica Patrick won the Indy Japan 300, becoming the first woman to win an IndyCar auto race.
- 1792 – Æfter þe Elelanda Þegn Charles François Dumouriez geaf þǣm Frenciscan Ǣgemōte lange getale of murcunge wiþ Ēastrīce, abanned Francland gūþ and þes dǣd begann se Frencisca Uphebbung Gūþ.
- 1912 – Fenway Edisc in Boston on Massachusetts, and Tiger Stadium in Detroit on Michigane, wæron geopned.
- 1939 – Adolf Hitleres .l. cenningdæg wæs begelled swa þēodisc festdæg in Natsi Germanie.
- 1968 – Pierre Trudeau gang æfter Lester B Pearson to bēon Forma Þegn ofer Canadan.
- 1968 – Enoch Powell Bryttisc Witenagemōtes gegylda gemāðolde his Blōdēa Gemaðel ðærin forsōc he inlēorednesse and for þissum þing wæs he adrifen of þǣm Sceaduhirede.
- 2008 – Fernando Lugo weard se first non-Colorado Party candidate to be elected Paraguay Foresittend in 61 wintrum.