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|National Day of Healing in Australia||stub|
|Independence Day in Guyana (1966)||refimprove section|
|1805 – Napoléon Bonaparte was crowned Italia Cyning at the Megelan Hēafodcirican mid þæm Īsern Cynehelm of Langbeardnalande.||refimprove|
|1896 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average, at that time representing twelve stocks from various American industries, was first published by journalist Charles Dow as a stock market index.||unreferenced sections|
|1918 – The Democratic Republic of Georgia was proclaimed following the breakup of the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic.||needs more footnotes|
|1972 – U.S. President Richard Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev signed the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in Moscow, concluding the first round of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks.||refimprove sections|
|1991 – Zviad Gamsakhurdia became the first democratically elected President of the Republic of Georgia in the post-Soviet era.||needs more footnotes|
- 946 – King Edmund I of England was murdered by a thief whom he personally attacked while celebrating St Augustine's Day mass.
- 1328 – William of Ockham, an English friar who originated the methodological principle Occam's razor, secretly left Avignon under threat from Pope John XXII.
- 1637 – Pequot War: An allied Puritan and Mohegan force attacked a fortified Pequot village in the Connecticut Colony, killing 500 people.
- 1822 – The deadliest fire in Norwegian history took place at a church in Grue, Norway, with at least 113 deaths.
- 1828 – Kaspar Hauser, a foundling with suspected ties to the Royal House of Baden, first appeared in the streets of Nuremberg, Germany.
- 1857 – American slave Dred Scott, who had previously unsuccessfully sued for his freedom, was emancipated by Henry Taylor Blow, his original owner.
- 1865 – American Civil War: General Edmund Kirby Smith negotiated the surrender of his army, the only significant Confederate Army force remaining in the war.
- 1897 – Dracula, Irish author Bram StokerBysen:`s most famous novel, was first published.
- 1940 – Second World War: A flotilla of "little ships" began a mass evacuation of British, French and Belgian troops cut off by the German army during the Battle of Dunkirk.
- 2008 – Severe flooding began in eastern and southern China that ultimately caused 148 deaths and forced the evacuation of 1.3 million people.
- 451 – Armeniscan ƿiþersacan ƿæron sigeleasa æt sæcce ƿið herigum þæs Sassanid Rīce on Avarayr Ƿonge in Vaspurakan, ac þes feoht ƿæs þing þe Armeniaþeod fōn frēodōm in hiera Cristen ƿeorþunge æfter 33 ƿintrum.
- 1644 – Portuguese Restoration Geƿinn: Portugisc and Spēonish herigas feahtedon æt Montijo and ælc healf sæd þe he hæfde sige.
- 1805 – Napoléon Bonaparte fang to rīce on Eotolƿarum þe he biþ Italia Cyning and fōn þæt rīce æt Megelan Hēafodcirican mid þæm Īsern Cynehelm of Langbeardnalande.
- 1906 – Foxheallbrycg ( þæs gelicnes is hēr ) in Lundene opnede, crossing the Temes þa ēa betƿēox Foxheall and Ƿestmynster.
- 1938 – Þæt Hūs Unamerican Onginn Geþingþ ƿæs gestaþoled to investigate alleged untrēoƿþ and subversive onginn be mannum oððe gegyldum suspected of having communist oððe fascist ties.
- 1991 – Lauda Air Flight 004 experienced an uncommanded thrust reverser deployment of an engine and broke apart in mid-air, killing all 223 people on board.