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|1194 – King Richard I of England gave the city of Portsmouth its first Royal Charter.||unreferenced section|
|1670 – A Royal Charter granted the Hudson's Bay Company a monopoly in the fur trade in Rupert's Land.||refimprove section, unreferenced section|
|1757 – Konbaung forces captured the city of Bago, Burma, to end the Konbaung–Hanthawaddy War.||refimprove section|
|1808 – The people of Madrid rebelled against French occupation of the city, triggering the Peninsular War.||needs copyediting|
|1829 – Captain Charles Fremantle of the Royal Navy established the Swan River Colony, the first British settlement on the west coast of Australia.||needs more footnotes|
|1866 – Chincha Islands War: Both Spanish and Peruvian forces claimed victory in the Battle of Callao.||unreferenced section|
|1946 – The Alcatraz Island United States Penitentiary in San Francisco Bay was taken over by six inmates following their failed escape attempt.||needs more footnotes|
|1952 – The world's first ever jet airliner, the de Havilland Comet 1, made its first commercial flight, from London to Johannesburg.||featured on July 27|
|1953 – Hussein bin Talal was enthroned as king of Jordan.||unreferenced section|
|1982 – Falklands War: HMS Conqueror launched three torpedoes and sank ARA General Belgrano, the only ship ever to have been deliberately sunk by a nuclear submarine in battle.||refimprove|
- 1559 – Scottish clergyman John Knox returned to Scotland from exile to lead the Scottish Reformation.
- 1945 – World War II: General Helmuth Weidling, commander of the German troops in Berlin, surrendered the city to Soviet forces led by Marshal Georgy Zhukov, ending the Battle of Berlin.
- 1986 – Henri Toivonen was killed in an accident while leading the Tour de Corse rally, resulting in FISA banning the popular Group B rally cars for the following season.
- 1995 – Croatian War of Independence: Serb forces began firing rockets on the Croatian capital of Zagreb, killing 7 and injuring at least 175 others.
- 2003 – Spurred on by the Indian Union Muslim League, a mob of Indian Muslims killed eight Hindu Arayan fishermen in Kerala.
- 2011 – The Conservative Party of Canada won enough seats in the Canadian federal election to establish their first majority government.
- 2011 – Osama bin Laden was shot and killed by U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6 in a private residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
- 1559 – John Knox prēost fōr eft on Scottum of his ƿræcce þe he forelæde þā Scyttiscan Cirice Ednīƿunge.
- 1611 – Robert Barker, þæs Cyninges Beþrycca, fremmede se forma beþrycung þære Iacobus Cyning Onstinges Version þæs Biblioþecan.
- 1863 – Americanisc Ingefēoht: Stoneƿall Jackson Geþoftscipes heretoga ƿæs gebenned be sceote of his agnum healfe æt guþe br Chancellorsville, ðærof stearf he æfter eahta nihtum of pneumonia.
- 1969 – Queen Elizabeþ 2 Bryttisc ferendberend garsecges scip beebbode of Hamtūne on his forma fare to Nīƿeoforƿicceastre.
- 1999 – Mireya Moscoso ƿeard se ærresta ƿīfmann se ƿæs Foresittend of Panaman.
- 2008 – Chaitén fȳrbeorg in Cilan ætbyrstede, and hit næfde a ætbystede siððan 9,500 ƿinter.