Wikipǣdia:Gecorene gemynddagas/5 Þrimilcemōnaþ
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|553 – The Second Council of Constantinople, considered by many Christian churches to have been the fifth Christian Ecumenical Council, began to discuss the topics of Nestorianism and Origenism, among others.||refimprove section|
|1260 – Kublai Khan (pictured) claimed the title of Khagan of the Mongol Empire after the death of his older brother Möngke in the previous year.||unreferenced section, refimprove section|
|1789 – The Estates-General convened in Versailles to discuss a financial crisis in France, triggering a series of events that led to the French Revolution.||refimprove|
|1862 – Mexican troops led by Ignacio Zaragoza halted a French invasion at the Battle of Puebla.||refimprove section|
|1949 – Ten European countries signed the Treaty of London, creating the Council of Europe (Palace of Europe pictured), today one of the oldest international organisations working for European integration.||conflict of interest|
|1992 – The Supreme Council of Crimea declared Crimea to be independent from Ukraine.||unreferenced section, refimprove section|
|1994 – American teenager Michael P. Fay was caned in Singapore for theft and vandalism, a punishment that the United States deemed to be excessive for a teenager committing a non-violent crime.||unreferenced section|
|1994 – Nagorno-Karabakh War||saved for February 20, the start of the war|
- 1864 – American Civil War: Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign in Virginia began with the Battle of the Wilderness in Spotsylvania County.
- 1891 – New York City's Carnegie Hall, built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, officially opened with a concert conducted by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
- 1936 – Second Italo-Abyssinian War: Italian troops captured Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, unopposed.
- 1981 – After sixty-six days without food, Irish republican Bobby Sands died of starvation in HM Prison Maze.
- 1991 – Rioting broke out in Washington, D.C., after a rookie police officer shot a Salvadorean man in the chest.
- 1992 – The 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified 202 years after it was proposed.
- 2007 – Kenya Airways Flight 507 crashed immediately after takeoff from Douala International Airport in Cameroon, resulting in the deaths of all 114 people aboard.
5 Þrimilcemōnaþ: Pascha (Eastern Christianity, 2013); Halgan Georges mæssedæg (Palestineþeod); Liberation Day on Denum, on Sigelhearƿum and on þæm Niþerlandum; Bearna Dæg on Iapanƿarum and on Sūþcorēan; Cinco de Mayo on Mexican and þæm Geānedum Rīcum.
- 1860 – Under Giuseppe Garibaldi Italiscum heretogan (on biliðe), beebboden þa volunteer Expedition of the Thousand of Genoan on fare to gehiersumenne þa Tƿā Sicilie þæt Rīce.
- 1904 – Pitcher Cy Young of the Boston Americans threw the first perfect game in the modern era of professional baseball.
- 1940 – Ōðru Ƿorludgūþ: 250 Normanna fyrdes ƿerod in Hegra Festnisse hine ongeaf to a vastly superior Nazi force after a 25-day siege.
- 1961 – Project Mercury: On bord Freedom 7 Americanisc rodorcræfte, fremmede Alan Shepard sub-orbital flight, becoming the second person to travel into ūtrodore<!— æfter Yuri Gagarin Sofiet tungolliþmanne-->.
- 1980 – Se Brittisc Special Lyft Þegnung stormed the Persisce Ambihthūs on Lundne, siexe niht æfter Persealandes Arab sundorfogendas hæfde hit anām.