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|585 BC – According to Greek historian Herodotus, a solar eclipse abruptly ended the Battle of Halys between the Lydians and the Medes.||no footnotes|
|1588 – Anglo-Spanish War: The Spanish Armada, with 130 ships and over 30,000 menn, beebboden fram Olisipo for þǣm Sūþsǣ þe hie meahtan onswegan Englaland.||self-contradictory|
|1905 – Japanese forces led by Admiral Tōgō Heihachirō destroyed the Russian Baltic Fleet in the Battle of Tsushima, the decisive naval battle in the Russo-Japanese War.||unreferenced section|
|1961 – The British newspaper The Observer published English lawyer Peter Benenson's article The Forgotten Prisoners, starting a letter-writing campaign that grew and became the human rights organization Amnesty International.||unreferenced section|
|1974 – After widespread loyalist opposition and a two-week general strike, the power-sharing Sunningdale Agreement between Northern Ireland and a cross-border Council of Ireland collapsed.||refimprove|
|1999 – After 21 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece The Last Supper was put back on display in Milan, Italy.||refimprove section|
- 628 – Li Shimin defeated and captured Dou Jiande in the Battle of Hulao, leading to a Tang Dynasty victory in the civil war that followed the collapse of the Sui Dynasty.
- 1644 – English Civil War: Royalist troops allegedly slaughtered up to 1,600 people during their storm and capture of the Town of Bolton.
- 1754 – French and Indian War: Led by 22-year-old George Washington, a company of colonial militia from Virginia ambushed a force of 35 Canadiens in the Battle of Jumonville Glen.
- 1892 – Aided by a group of professors from the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University, preservationist John Muir founded the environmental organization Sierra Club in San Francisco.
- 1918 – The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the first successful democratic republic in the Muslim world, was proclaimed in Ganja by the Azerbaijani National Council.
- 1937 – The rise of Neville Chamberlain culminated when he was summoned to Buckingham Palace to "kiss hands" and accept the office of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- 1975 – Sixteen West African countries signed the Treaty of Lagos, establishing the Economic Community of West African States to promote economic integration.
- 1987 – West German aviator Mathias Rust flew his Cessna 172 through the supposedly impregnable Soviet air defense system and landed in Red Square, Moscow.
- 1998 – The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission carried out five underground nuclear tests, becoming the seventh country in the world to successfully develop and publicly test nuclear weapons.
- 2010 – A train derailment and collision in the Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal, India, caused the deaths of at least 141 passengers.
- 1830 – Andreƿ Jackson Fōresittend þāra Geāndena Rīca settede his hand on þæm Scræling Adrāf Gesetnesse, seo geaf him rihthlāforddōm þe he formǣle mid Scrælingum þe hie gangen ūt of hiera fæderlicum eardum.
- 1936 – Alan Turing Brettisc rīmcræftig mann introduced the Turingsearu (gelicnes þære bysen is hēr), se is grundlic abstract tæcn-manipulating searu that can simulate the logic of any rimeres algorithm.
- 1940 – Ōðru Ƿoruldgūþ: On þæm ilcan dæg þe Belgice abycg to Germanie, geƿunnon Bretƿare hiera forma miclne sige on lande þæn hie eftnāmon Narƿic on Norþmannum.
- 1977 – Fȳr æt þæm Beoferleaghyllas Ǣfenmete Gegyld in Sūþgeate on Kentucky in American acƿealde 165 hūsgastas.
- 2003 – Forþæm ƿæs miclum cēast of his drohtnunge, forscrāh Peter Hollingƿorþ his Gemǣne Rīcadōm.