Christopher Columbus, in search of gold, landed on the island of Santo Domingo.
The first scholastic fraternity was established in Williamsburg at the College of William and Mary.
The greater part of Napoleon Bonaparte-owned Grand Armeé wobbled into Vilna and Lithuania, which ended the unsuccessful Russian campaign.
Weehawken sank in Charleston Harbor.
Jack McCall was found guilty for the assassination of Wild Bill Hickok and judgmented to death.
A powered and man-carrying kite was flied by Lieutenant Thomas E. Selfridge that carried him 168 feet high in the air for seven long minutes at Nova Scotia.
Czar Nicholas II, along with his family, was imprisoned by Bolsheviks in Tobolsk.
26 of Ireland’s southern districts formed the Irish Free state after they became independent from Britain.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the USA, issued a personal appeal to use his influence in order to avoid war to Emperor Hirohito.
A $3 billion loan was extended by the United States to Great Britain which helped them compensate for the extinction of the Lend-Lease agreement.
Vanguard TV3 exploded on the launchpad, which registered the first fail of the US-attempt to launch a satellite into Earth’s orbit.
Hells Angels hit concert-goer Meredith Hunter to death. They were hired to provide defense at a concert at the Altamont Speedway in California.
After reorganization of the new state of Bangladesh by New Delhi, Pakistan maintained a diplomatic relation with India.
Democrat Tip O’Neill was voted as the speaker of the House of Representatives. He served the longest uninterrupted period as speaker.
The Babri Mosque located in Ayodhya, India, was shattered during a rebellion that began a political protest.
NASA disclosed snaps from Mars Global Surveyor that proposed the occurrence of water on the red planet.
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