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|Angam Day in Nauru;||unreferenced|
|1597 – About twelve Korean ships commanded by Admiral Yi Sun-sin defeated a large Japanese invasion fleet of at least 300 at the Battle of Myeongnyang in the Myeongnyang Strait.||lacking citations|
|1825 – The Erie Canal, connecting the Great Lakes with the Hudson River and providing a shortcut to the Atlantic Ocean through New York, was opened.||refimprove|
|1859 – The passenger ship Royal Charter, en route from Australia to England, was wrecked on the east coast of Anglesey, Wales, killing at least 459 people.||lacking citations|
|1860 – Having defeated the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, Italian military figure Giuseppe Garibaldi shook King of Sardinia Victor Emmanuel's hand in Teano and hailed him as King of Italy.||refimprove section|
|1863 – The Football Association, one of the oldest governing bodies in association football, was founded at a pub in London's Great Queen Street.||refimprove|
|1937 – Second Sino-Japanese War: Xie Jinyuan and National Revolutionary Army soldiers began the Defense of Sihang Warehouse against waves of Japanese attackers during the Battle of Shanghai.||refimprove|
|1944 – World War II: In one of the largest naval battles in modern history, Allied forces defeated the Imperial Japanese Navy at the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the seas surrounding the Philippine island of Leyte.||refimprove section|
|1964 – Australian serial killer Eric Edgar Cooke was executed, the last person to be hanged in the state of Western Australia.||refimprove|
|1979 – President Park Chung-hee of South Korea was assassinated by the director of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency and a long-time friend, Kim Jae-kyu.||refimprove, assassination article needs more footnotes|
|2001 – U.S. President George W. Bush signed the Patriot Act into law, significantly expanding the authority of U.S. law enforcement agencies in fighting terrorism in the United States and elsewhere.||neutrality disputed|
|2002 – Approximately 40 Chechen rebels and 130 hostages died when Russian forces stormed a theater building in Moscow to end a four-day hostage siege.||already featured on Winterfylleþ 23|
- 1881 – The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, one of the most famous gunfights in the history of the American Old West, took place in Tombstone, Arizona, between the faction of Wyatt Earp and Ike Clanton's gang.
- 1921 – The Chicago Theatre, which is the oldest surviving Neo-Baroque French-revival grand movie palace, opened.
- 1942 – World War II: The Imperial Japanese Navy won a Pyrrhic victory in the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.
- 1947 – Maharaja Hari Singh, ruler of Kashmir and Jammu, executed the Instrument of Accession to accede the princely state to the newly created India.
- 1985 – The Australian government returned ownership of Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, to the local Pitjantjatjara people.
- 1341 – Se Constantinopoles here abanned þe Iohannes VI Kantakouzenos form þegn biþ casere, and þæræt begann ingeƿinn betƿuh his folgendum and þæm of Iohannes V Palaiologos, se ƿæs þæs cynedomes ierfa.
- 1813 – Geƿinn of 1812: Ƿerod mid ymbe 1,630 Frencisc Canadisc regolfēðum and fyrde and mid Mohaƿc ƿigan under Carl de Salaberry (on biliðe) ondraf Americanisc þreat of ymbe 4,000 menn se sohtee to on sƿegenne Canada.
- 1940 – Se North American P-51 Mustang, se ƿæs on þæm fremfullostum feohtlyftcræftum for þæm geþofted ricum in þære Ōðrum Ƿoruldgūþe, fremmede his forma fleohte.
- 1955 – Ngo Dinh Diem abanned þe he biþ foresittend Fietnames þære Cyneƿīsan æfter þe he hæfde sige ofer Bao Dai Casere in fācnum folcstefne þærof beƿāt his broðor Ngo Dinh Nhu.
- 2000 – Laurent Gbagbo ƿeard se forma Foresittend þæs Elpendbānrīman siððan þe Robert Guéï ƿæs ahƿeafan of his ambehte in þæm 1999 rīcesfæl.