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1802 – German astronomer Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovered 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man.
1942 – Ōðru Ƿoruld Gūþ: In occupied France, British naval forces successfully disabled the key port of Saint-Nazaire.
1979 – A partial core meltdown of the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, resulted in the release of an estimated 43,000 curies (1.59 PBq) of radioactive krypton to the environment.
2003 – Invasion of Iraq: In a friendly fire incident, two members of the United States Air Force attacked the United Kingdom's Blues and Royals of the Household Cavalry, killing one and injuring five British soldiers.
28. dæg Hreðmonðes: Lārtēoƿena Dæg in þǣm Ceciscan Cyneƿīsan; Þēoƿa Freotgifu Dæg on Tibete
193 – Praetorisc Ƿeards ofslōg Pertinax þone Romaniscan Casere and seald þæt rīce in hrōpe to Didius Iulianus.
1862 – Americanisc Ingefēoht: Onsƿegung in þone Niƿmexico Landscipe be þǣm Geþoftedan Rīca Here ƿæs ahealted æt sæcce æt Glorieta Pass.
1910 – Near Martigues, France, French aviator Henri Fabre's Fabre Hydravion became the first seaplane to take off from water under its own power.
1933 – Farend abord the Imperial Airways biplane City of Liverpool set a fire on board, causing it to break apart in mid-air and crash.
1979 – James Callaghan Forma Þegn þæs Geānedan Cynerīces (on gelicnesse) ƿæs be ānnum stemne ofergedrifen in a motion of no confidence by þǣm Gemǣna Hūs æfter his þegnscipe ƿæs sigeleas to cope with widespread strikes by trade unions during the "Winter of Discontent".
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|845 – According to a legendary Norse saga, Viking raiders under Ragnar Lodbrok captured Paris and held the city for a huge ransom.||more footnotes|
|1776 – Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza selected the site for the Presidio of San Francisco, the northernmost outpost of the Spanish Empire in the New Woruld.||more footnotes|
|1795 – Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland, a northern fief of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceased to exist and became part of the Russian Empire.||more footnotes|
|1959 – After the Dalai Lama fled Tibet, China installed the Panchen Lama as the head of the government.||lead too short|
|1964 – Radio Caroline began broadcasting as a pirate radio station from a boat anchored in international waters.||lead too long, refimprove sections|
|2005 – The Nias earthquake hit the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, killing approximately 1,300 people.||more footnotes|