Syrian harbor city Saida (Sidon) surrendered to Crusaders.
Crusaders wounded Rabbi Elezar ben Judah.
Spanish army captured Baza from Moors in Battle of Baza.
Ottoman Sultan Suleiman, the Magnificent occupied Baghdad.
Council of Trent held last session—after 18 years.
38 colonists from Berkeley Parish, England disembarked in Virginia and gave thanks to God. This is also considered by many people the first Thanksgiving in the Americas.
First European peace congress opened in Munster.
Middelburg Neth was forbidden from building synagogue.
Father Marquette built first dwelling in Chicago.
A Danish army under the control of King Christian V of Denmark engaged the Swedish army commanded by Field Marshal Simon Grundel-Helmfelt in the Battle of Lund.
Hen in Rome laid an egg imprinted with comet not seen until Dec 16.
General John Churchill (later 1st Duke of Marlborough) changed allegiance from James II to William of Orange.
Emperor Leopold I took control of Transsylvania.
Spanish king Carlos II named Maximilian II viceroy of S Netherlands.
Bonnie Prince Charles reached Derby.
Gen Washington bid officers farewell at Fraunce’s Tavern, NYC.
Britain’s Observer, oldest Sunday newspaper in the world, was first published.
Rebellious Flemish farmers occupied Hasselt.
James Monroe (VA) was elected 5th president defeating Federalist Rufus King.
Britain outlawed “suttee” in India (widow burning herself to death on her husband’s funeral pyre).
French army had begun bombing citadel of Antwerp.
American Anti-Slavery Society was formed by Arthur Tappan in Philadelphia.
Whig party held its first national convention in Harrisburg, Pa.
James Knox Polk was elected as 11th US President.
Storm flood devastated Netherlands coastal provinces.
Battle of Waynesborough (Brier Creek) GA.
Romanian Jews were forbidden to practice law.
Former Minnesota farmer, Oliver Hudson Kelley, found the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry (better known today as the Grange).
Ship the Mary Celeste was discovered mysteriously abandoned by her crew in the Atlantic Ocean.
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