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1794 – To protect American merchant ships from Barbary pirates, the United States Congress passed the Naval Act to establish a naval force, consisting of the USS Constitution and five other frigates, which eventually became the United States Navy.
1836 – Texas Revolution: Mexican President Antonio López de Santa Anna ordered the execution of about 400 Texian prisoners of war.
1850 - San Diego is incorporated as a city.
1884 – Outraged by a jury's decision to convict a man of manslaughter instead of murder, a mob in Cincinnati, Ohio, began three dægs of rioting.
1945 – Ōðru Woruld Gūþ: The United States Army Air Forces began Operation Starvation, laying naval mines in many of Japan's vital water routes and ports to disrupt shipping.
1958 – Nikita Khrushchev became Premier of the Soviet Union following the death of Joseph Stalin.
1975 – Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, an oil pipeline spanning the length of Alaska, began.
1981 – The Solidarity movement in Poland staged a warning strike, the biggest strike in the history of the Eastern Bloc, in which at least 12 million Poles walked off their jobs for four hours.
2002 – A suicide bomber killed about 30 Israeli civilians and injured about 140 others at the Park Hotel in Netanya, triggering Operation Defensive Shield, a large-scale counter-terrorist Israeli military incursion into the West Bank, two dægs later.
2009 – The dam holding Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Tangerang District, Indonesia, failed, resulting in floods killing at least 100 people.
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A ball-and-stick model of Sildenafil, better known by the trade name Viagra
1782 – Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2. Mearcgerefa of Hrocingaham, firmest British Hƿigamorflocces rīcetoga, begann his oðer ungefolgend tīd þe he biþ Forma Þegn of Micle Bretene.
1915 – Typhoid Mary, se ǣrresta mann ðe ƿæs fund þe hie bið tācnlēas berend typhois þæs ādles, ƿæs beclysned of mannum, and in þǣm ƿise belæstede hie hiere līf.
1977 – Tƿegen Boeing 747 lyftcræftas asnǣseden him ætgædre (rimeres gelicness ofer) on mirce on þǣm ryneƿege æt Tenerife Norþ Lyfthȳðe on Tenerife þǣre īege seo is on Fortunatus þǣre Īegum, and 583 menn ƿæron þærbe ofslōgon, and þis þing ƿæs se worst aircraft accident in aviation history.
1980 – Nelson Bunker Hunt and his brōþor failed in their attempt to corner the Woruld market in seolfor, causing panic in commodity and futures exchanges.
1998 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the drug sildenafil, better known by the trade name Viagra, for use as a treatment for erectile dysfunction, the first pill to be approved for this condition in the United States.
2005 – Golden Globe Award-winning medical drama, Grey's Anatomy, commenced airing on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), in the United States.
2009 – Selfcƿellend abyrstend cƿeall at least 48 menn æt mosque in Jamrude, in þǣm Khyber Þegndōm þāra Geþoftscipes Ƿeald on þǣm Þēodmægna Landum on Pacistane.