Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus.
Battle of Basing: Danish invasion army beats Saxon Ethelred of Wessex
King Robert II Stuart of Scotland crowned
The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrive at the Vatican.
Jews are expelled from Colmar Germany
Turks conquer Cairo
England & France declare war on Emperor Charles V
English Queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis & William Byrd music press monopoly
Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (& parts in 1812)
Pope Sixtus V decrees "Immense aeterni" (Reformed curia)
Postal service between New York & Boston inaugurated
Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords
Prince William of Orange (future King William III of Britain), summons Convention Parliament to discuss ruling jointly with his wife Mary
Iroquois tribes renew allegiance to British against French
Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East Prussia [OS=Jan 11]
Battle at Wandewash India: British troops beat French
Spain cedes Falkland Islands to Britain
Marshal Oscar von Lubomirski expels Jews from Warsaw Poland
Coup of Midderigh
Americans capture Frenchtown, Michigan Territory
1st Knights Templar grand encampment in US held, NYC
Lord Byron completes "Parisina" & "Siege of Corinth"
British freighter Diana sinks off Malaysia
Ashantis defeat British forces in the Gold Coast.
Charles Darwin takes his Bachelors of Art exam
Earthquake in southern Syria kills thousands
British colonists reach New Zealand.
New Zealand Company settlers arrive aboard the Aurora at Te Whanganui a Tara, which becomes Port Nicholson, Wellington
Alta California becomes a daily paper, 1st such in Calif
National Association of Baseball Players founded, NY
Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover
Confederate government raises premium for volunteers from $10 to $20
Union General Burnside's "Mud March"
British SS Northfleet sinks at Dungeness, England, 300 die
Arthur Tooth, an Anglican clergyman is taken into custody after being prosecuted for using ritualist practices.
Zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa
James Shields (D) elected US senator from Missouri after previously serving as US senator from Illinois & Minnesota
Battle at Rorkes Drift: British garrison of 150 holds off 3,000-4,000 Zulus
Ancient Egyptian obelisk "Cleopatra's Needle" erected in Central Park, New York
England complete 1st innings victory in Tests v Aust MCG
Columbia Phonograph was formed in Washington, D.C.
Jose Marti forms La Liga (Union of Cuban exiles) in NYC
National Association of Manufacturers organized in Cincinnati
Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
After 63 years Britain stops sale of Queen Victoria postage stamps series & begins King Edward VII series
The Hay-Herran Treaty concerning the USA's right to the Panama Canal is signed by the Colombian Charge d'affaires in Washington DC (never ratified)
In St Petersburg, Russia, a large demonstration of workers led by Father Gapon, march to the Winter Palace with a petition to the Tsar; troops fire on protesters in what becomes known as 'Bloody Sunday'
SS Valencia runs aground on rocks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, killing more than 130.
Vassily Kandinsky forms Kunstlerverein in Munich
Opera "Germania," premieres in NYC
Paul Claudel's "L'échange," premieres in Paris
Ukraine proclaimed a free republic (German puppet)
Government of Stanley Baldwin resigns in Great Britain
Dutch Blast Furnace & Steel Factory opens
KGO-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
Albania Republic proclaimed under Pres Achmed Zogu
Belgian chief of staff Gen Maglinse quits
-35°F (-37°C), Mount Carroll, Illinois (state record)
French government of Steeg falls
VARA begins experimental TV broadcast in Diamantbeurs Amsterdam
Sir Isaac Isaacs is sworn in as the first Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.
Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' opera "Lady MacBeth," premieres in Leningrad
French Laval government falls
"Our Town," Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winner of small-town life in Grover's Corners, NH, premieres (NJ)
Aquatic Park, near Fisherman's Wharf, SF, is dedicated
1st radio broadcast of "Road to Happiness" on CBS
1st mass killing of Jews in Romania
British/Australian troops capture Tobruk from Italians
Japanese air raid on Rabaul, New Britain
Sietze de Groot wins 8th Dutch 11 city skate (8:44:06)
66.3 cm precipitation at Hoegees Camp, California (state record)
Battle of Anzio: Italy; Allies stopped on beach-
Joint Chiefs of Staff determine invasion in Sicily for July 10th
Temperature rises 49°F (9°C) in 2 minutes in Spearfish, SD
During World War II, Allied forces begin landing at Anzio Italy
Burma highway reopens
Heavy US air raid on Okinawa
US president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood CA
KTLA TV channel 5 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
Jim Laker takes 7-103 in his 1st Test Cricket innings v WI Barbados
"All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 perfs
Chinatown telephone exchange closed
Polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Johncrowe Ransom
Fidel Castro ejected from a Winter League game after beaning batter
Arthur Miller's "Crucible," premieres in NYC
Norwegian government of Einar Gerhardsen forms
30 die in a train crash in Los Angeles
Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
Canadian Football Council forms
Israeli forces withdraw from Sinai Peninsula
Mad Bomber (George P Metesky) accused of 30 explosions, arrested
KRSD (now KEVN) TV channel 7 in Rapid City, SD (ABC) 1st broadcast
USAF concludes that less than 1% of UFOs are unknown objects
10th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Philadelphia
French president De Gaulle escape attempt by general Massu
Paul Pender beats Sugar Ray Robinson for middleweight boxing title
The Organization of American States suspends Cuba's membership.
Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Naples Professional Golf Tournament
The Elysée treaty of cooperation between France and Germany was signed by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer.
Kenneth Kaunda becomes premier of Northern Rhodesia (Zambia)
World's largest cheese (15,723 kg) manufactured, Wisconsin
US launches TIROS 9 weather satellite
NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 20-10
"Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" premieres on NBC
Apollo 5 launched to Moon; unmanned lunar module tests made
NBA announces it will expand to Milwaukee & Phoenix
"Celebration" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 110 performances
Orbiting Solar Observatory 5 launched into earth orbit
Roy Campanella & Stan Musial elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1st commercial Boeing 747 flight, NY to London in 6½ hours
Test debut of Barry Richards, South Africa v Australia, Cape Town
John Lennon & Yoko Ono record "Power to the People"
"Emergency" with Robert Fuller premieres on NBC TV
22nd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 112-110 at LA
An anti-internment march is held at Magilligan strand, County Derry; as the march nears the internment camp it is stopped by members of the Green Jackets and the Parachute Regiment of the British Army, who used barbed wire to close off the beach
George Foreman TKOs Joe Frazier in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
Roe vs Wade: US Supreme Court legalizes some abortions
US, North & South Vietnam & Vietcong sign boundary accord
Landsat 2, an Earth Resources Technology Satellite, launched
Bank robbery in Beirut nets $20-50 million (record)
Russian dissidents Andrei Sakharov & Jelena Bonner arrested in Moscow and banished to Gorky
PGA begins a senior golf tour
West Indies beat England 2-0 to win 1st World Series Cup
40th Islander shut-out opponent-3-0 vs Red Wings-Billy Smith 15th
O A "Bum" Phillips becomes head coach of New Orleans Saints
75% of North America is covered by snow
2nd flight readiness firing of Challenger's main engines; 22 seconds
Houston is 1st NBA team to be held scoreless in an overtime Portland Trail Blazers out score them 17-0 & win 113-96
Annette Kennedy of SUNY sets women's basketball record with 70 pts
Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates
Super Bowl XVIII: LA Raiders beat Wash Red Skins, 38-9 in Tampa Super Bowl MVP: Marcus Allen, LA Raiders, RB
-30°F (-34°C), Mountain Lake Bio Station, Virginia (state record)
Cold wave damages 90% of Florida's citrus crop
Kelly Hu, 16, of Hawaii, crowned 3rd Miss Teen USA
Ghorbanifar 1st suggests diversion of cash to contras, says North
Blizzard in NJ, as 334 attend Devils-Flame NHL game, NJ wins 7-5
Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself at a press conference on live national television, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism.
1st-class cricket debut of Brian Lara, Trinidad & Tobago v Leeward Is
1st-class cricket debut of Hansie Cronje, OFS v Transvaal
Mike Tyson TKOs Larry Holmes in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Super Bowl XXIII: San Francisco 49ers beat Cincinnati Bengals 20-16 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Jerry Rice, San Francisco, WR
After winning his third Super Bowl as head coach of the San Fransisco 49ers, Bill Walsh retires
17th American Music Award: Paula Abdul & Bobby Brown win
Wasim Akram scores Test century (123) at Adelaide
Will Clark, NL's MVP signs a $15M 4-year contract with SF Giants
Robert Tappan Morris, Jr. is convicted of releasing the 1988 Internet worm.
Gulf War. Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people. Three elderly people die of heart attacks.
Kuwaiti oil facilities are destroyed by Iraq and more Iraqi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia
Princess Sarah Ferguson wears paper bag over her head on airline ride
Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) launches into space
Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.
Johan Koss skates world record 5 km in 6:38.77
45th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 9-8 at NY Rangers
5.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Sumatra
51st Golden Globes: Schlinder's List, Steven Speilberg
East beats West 9-8 in 45th NHL All Star Game at Madison Square Garden in NYC
Palestinian bomb attack in Beit Lid Israel, 21-22 killed
Pat Bradley wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament
Space shuttle Atlantis successfully returns to Earth
NHL's Minnesota franchise selects the nickname Wild
Rickey Henderson, rejoins Oakland A's for 4th time
STS 89 (Endeavour 12) launches into orbit
World League of American Football renamed as NFL Europe
Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India.
Kmart Corp becomes the largest retailer in United States history to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Last successful contact with the spacecraft Pioneer 10, one of the most distant man-made objects.
Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia, becoming the country's first indigenous president.
Kobe Bryant scores a career-high 81 points in a victory against the Toronto Raptors, the second most in NBA history in one single game
The jury portion of the trial against Robert Pickton, accused of being Canada's worst serial killer, opens in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
Conan O'Brien's last Tonight Show episode after a big controversy over the Tonight Show timeslot.
A series of Baghdad car bombings kill 17 people
The Bank of Japan doubles its inflation target to 2% and announces open-ended asset purchases for 2014 in the hope of ending deflation
Water vapour is detected on the dwarf planet Ceres
North Korea Says It's Holding US Student for 'Hostile Act'
Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Found in 3 New York State Patients
CDC expands Zika virus alert; more countries issue pregnancy warnings
Five dead, two injured after shooting in Saskatchewan school
At Least 32 Killed, 50 Injured as Train Derails in India
Trump Attacks News Media Over Reporting on Crowd Sizes
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