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|Đurđevdan in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia;||unreferenced|
|Yuri's Day in Russia||no footnotes|
|1527 – Spanish and German troops sacked Rome, marking the symbolic end of the Italian Renaissance.||Sack of Rome: refimprove; Italian Renaissance: refimprove section|
|1682 – King Louis XIV of France moved the French royal court and the seat of government from Paris to the Château de Versailles in Versailles.||unreferenced sections|
|1757 – After Prussian troops forced the Austrians to retreat at the Battle of Prague, the former army retreated as well after deciding that it lost too many men to effectively capture Prague.||refimprove|
|1942 - World War II: Japanese troops overcame fierce American and Philippine resistance to win the Battle of Corregidor.||needs more footnotes|
|1954 – At Oxford's Iffley Road Track, English athlete Roger Bannister became the first person to run the mile in under four minutes.||needs more footnotes|
- 1757 – English poet Christopher Smart was admitted into St Luke's Hospital for Lunatics in London, beginning his six-year confinement to mental asylums.
- 1882 – Irish Under-Secretary Thomas Henry Burke and Irish Chief Secretary Lord Frederick Cavendish were stabbed to death by members of the radical group Irish National Invincibles as they walked through Phoenix Park in Dublin.
- 1882 – U.S. President Chester A. Arthur signed the Chinese Exclusion Act into law, implementing a ban on Chinese immigration to the United States that remained until the Magnuson Act was enacted in 1943.
- 1984 – Pope John Paul II canonized 103 of the Korean Martyrs, who were the subjects of religious persecution against Christians in 19th-century Korea.
- 1991 – Time magazine published "The Thriving Cult of Greed and Power", an article highly critical of the Scientology organization, leading to years of legal conflict that ended when the Church of Scientology's petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States in the case was denied in 2001.
- 2002 – Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn was assassinated by animal rights and environmental activist Volkert van der Graaf in Hilversum, marking the first political murder on Dutch soil since 1672.
- 1536 – Se here þæs Inca Cāsere se ƿæs Manco Inca Yupanqui begann teienemōnaþlange onsettunge of Cusco ƿiþ þone Spēonisce burgƿaru and hiere Scræling fultum þærof ƿæs Hernando Pizarro heretoga.
- 1782 – Man oongann to atimbrienne þone Micel Heall of Bangkok, se is þæs ambehta gebūr þæs Thailandes Cyninges.
- 1801 – Frencisc Uphebbung Geƿinn: HMS Speedy oððæt ðe hit ƿæs ūtgegunned fang þæt 32-gun Spēonisce frigatscip be naman El Gamo.
- 1937 –Hindenburg Germanisc lyftscip fȳre befang and ƿæs adigled ðan ðe hit cƿōm to hȳðe æt Lakehurst Scipheres Lyftƿice in þǣm Nīƿan Cāserie, and ðis þis ofslōg 36 menn.
- 1941 – Bob Hope frumm the first of his many shows for the United Service Organizations.
- 1954 – Æt Oxnafordes Iffley Road Ryne ƿeard Roger Bannister se forma mann þe ran se mīle in læsse þon feoƿer minutes.