Fray García de San Francisco founded Ciudad Juárez—a town along the Mexican border.
British general James Stanhope detained by the French and Spanish forces during battle of Brihuega.
Retreating army of George Washington crossed Delaware River from New Jersey.
Captain Cook left Society Islands.
First formal cremation of political figure in the US named as Henry Laurens.
Premier held of 7th symphony by Ludwig von Beethoven.
“Poor of Newyork” was produced, which was debut production of Dion Boucicault.
Due to fire outbreak at Jesuit Church of La Compana, Santiago, 2500 people were killed.
Eaton Co. Limited was founded by Timothy Eaton in Toronto Canada.
Premier of “Volki i Ovsty” by Volki Aleksandr Ostrovsky was arranged at St. Petersburg.
Suriname, a sovereign state on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America, commenced mandate education for 7-12 years.
5,000 Boers carrying weapons gather in Paardekraal, South Africa.
Sherlock Holmes starts its “Adventure of Missing 3 Quarter”
Bird banding society established.
British navy demolished German regiment in Battle of Falkland Island.
Friendship treaty signed between Germany and the US.
Broadway Theater inaugurated at 1681 Broadway NYC.
Coaxial cable patented.
Anastasio Somoza García was elected as President of Nicaragua.
The US recorded the highest temperature at La Mesa Southern California.
The US and Britain announced war on Japan.
Rocket Plane XS-1 made by the US army makes it first flight.
Isaak Ben-Zwi was elected as president of Israel.
16th Olympic games at Melbourne ended.
Wilt Chamberlain became the second highest scorer in NBA.
Treaty signed between the US and USSR to restrict the utilization of nuclear weapons in outer space.
Soyuz—a series of spacecraft intended for the Soviet space program, 16 returned to Earth.
France executed nuclear test.
Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was awarded with Nobel Prize for Literature.
Lome III treaty signed by Europe and 64 other countries.
“Magical Mystery Tour” album by Beatles was released in the UK.
Kirsty Williams, the first female leader in the political history of Wales was elected as leader of Welsh Liberal Democrats.
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