St Hormisdas elected as Pope succeeding Pope Sympowerus
Henry I succeeds father Robert II as King of France
Wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle - King Edward I of England takes the last rebel stronghold of the war.
Battle at Ancyra/Angora/Ankara: Timur' beats Sultan Bajezid I's Ottoman forces
French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders
Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands
John Dudley, Lord President of the Council under Edward VI, captured in Cambridge
Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion
Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader
English fleet under George Villiers reaches La Rochelle [OS=June 10]
Anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control
The Riot Act takes effect in Great Britain.
North America: French explorer Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de la Vérendrye reaches the western shore of Lake Michigan.
Earl of Chesterfield says "Idleness is only refuge of weak minds"
Scottish settlers arrive at Pictou, Nova Scotia (Canada)
Elisha Brown Jr pressed a 1,235 pound cheese ball at his farm
Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names
Citizens of Bogotá, New Granada (now Colombia), declare independence from Spain.
Charles Darwin climbs Green Hill on Ascension
German astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf
Start of 1st Lancashire-Yorkshire clash at Hyde Park, Sheffield
1st train from Rotterdam to Utrecht in Netherlands
Fee 1st charged to see a baseball game (50 cents) (NY beats Bkln 22-18)
Gathering of Plombieres - Napoleon III meets Cavour
Confederate states' congress began holding sessions in Richmond, Va
Guerrilla campaign in GA (Porter's & Poindexter's) [->SEP 20] US580 CS2866
Battle at Stephenson's Depot Virginia: 200 killed or injured
Battle of Peachtree Creek-Atlanta Campaign
Sea battle of Lissa-Austria vs Italy
1st use of tax stamps on cigarettes
British Columbia joins the confederation of Canada.
1st US intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, NY; Princeton wins
Military shoots on stopped railroad workers in Balt, kills 9
1st telephone introduced in Hawaii
2nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Frank Hadow beats S Gore (7-5- 6-1 9-7)
Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to US federal troops
"Gibbons Stamp Monthly" begins publishing
Snow & hail in Calais, Maine
10th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Lottie Dod beats B Hillyard (6-8 6-1 6-4)
17th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Joshua Pim beats Wilfred Baddeley (3-6 6-1 6-3 6-2)
2000 fed troops recalled from Chicago, having ended Pullman strike
Morocco signs an agreement with France fixing Morocco's frontier with Algeria, a French colony
Giuseppe Sarto elected Pope Pius X, known as the 'pope of the poor and humble'
Bkln Dodger Mal Eason no-hits St Louis Cards, 2-0
A train wreck on the Pere Marquette Railroad near Salem, Michigan kills thirty and injures seventy more.
Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption
Boston Red Sox Smokey Joe Wood no-hits St Louis Browns, 5-0
Generals Henry Wilson/Auguste Dubail sign plan for British Expeditionary army in case of war with Germany
Phillies Sherry Magee steals home twice in 1 game
Turkish troops take Adrianopel & Erdine from Bulgaria
Armed resistance against British rule begins in Ulster
Giants trade Christy Mathewson to Cin Reds
Pact of Corfu signed: Serbs, Croats & Slovenes form Yugoslavia
WW I draft lottery held; #258 is 1st drawn
World War I: German troops cross the Marne.
Heerenveen soccer team forms
Congresswoman Alice Mary Robertson became the first woman to preside over the US House of Representatives.
Togo made a mandate of League of Nations
Yanks hit into a triple-play but beat A's 9-2
Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE) forms in Paris
Teheran, Persia comes under martial law after the American vice consul, Robert Imbrie, is killed by a religious mob enraged by rumors he had poisoned a fountain and killed several people.
Beirut sultan Pasja al-Atrasj calls Druzen for holy war against France
Italian-Serbian/Croatian/Slav treaty about Dalmatie
A convention of the Methodist Church votes to allow women to become priests.
The government of Hungary issues a decree ordering Gypsies to end their nomadic ways, settle permanently in one place, and subject themselves to the same laws and taxes as other Hungarians.
106°F (41°C), Washington, DC (district record)
In Washington, D.C., police fire tear gas on World War I veterans part of the Bonus Expeditionary Force who attempt to march to the White House.
Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Hitler
In London, 500,000 march against anti-Semitism.
Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets.
118°F (48°C), Keokuk, Iowa (state record)
1st broadcast of "Gang Busters" on NBC-radio
Switzerland: A Royal Dutch Airlines plane en route from Milan to Frankfurt crashes into a Swiss mountain, killing thirteen.
Finland awarded 1940 Olympic games after Japan withdraws
Germany occupiers forbid Dutch Communist Party (CPN) in Netherlands
Nazi collaborator Rost of Tonningen appointed director of Marxist
Billboard publishes its 1st singles record chart (#1 is "I'll Never Smile Again" by Tommy Dorsey)
Yanks beat Tigers 12-6 in 17
1st detachment of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, begin basic training
Barbados dismiss Trinidad for 16 in 69 minutes, Derek Sealy 8-8
Legion of Merit Medal authorized by US congress
Time puts Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovitch on its cover
US Joint Chiefs of Staff question Admiral Nimitz over the landing on Gilbert Island
British and Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy
Browns Nelson Potter is 1st pitcher suspended for throwing spitballs
Canadian Cameron Highlanders conquer St Andre
Death March of 1,200 Jews from Lipcani Moldavia begins
Fieldmarshal von Kluge consults with German commandant at Caen
Flying Fortresses of US 8th Air Force attack Leipzig/Dessau
General Eisenhower visits Montgomery's headquarter in Normandy
Heavy storm hampers British offensive at Caen
Japanese aircraft carrier Hijo sunk by US air attack
Liberators of US 8th Air Force attack Gotha Russelsheim/Eisenach
US President FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention
US 15th Air Force attacks Friedrichshaven Memmingen
US 9th Air Force bombs railroad at Chaulnes Sable-sur-Sarthe/Dreux
US invades Japanese-occupied Guam
Violent battles in Verrieres-hill (Normandy)
Fifty are hurt in rioting in front of the presidential palace in Mexico City.
Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by Germany army officer Claus Von Stauffenberg.
1st political action of Neth Army on Java & Sumatra
Lou Thesz beats Bill Longson, to become NWA wrestling champ
Syngman Rhee elected President of South Korea
US Communist Party chairman William Forster arrested
Israel's 19 month war of independence ends
Vasil Kolarov elected premier of Bulgaria
"Arthur Murray Party" premieres on ABC TV (later DuMont, CBS, NBC)
King Abdullah I of Jordan is assassinated by a Palestinian while attending Friday prayers in Jerusalem.
Emile Zatopek runs Olympic Record 10K (29:17.0)
Fausto Coppi wins Tour de France
USSR/Israel recover diplomatic relations
The United Nations Economic and Social Council votes to make UNICEF a permanent agency.
Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North & South
Tennis champ Maureen Connolly's right leg is crushed in an accident
West German secret service head Otto John defects to German DR
France recognizes Tunisian independence
Great Britain refuses to lend Egypt money to build Aswan Dam
US performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island
Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford ties AL record of 6 straight strike-outs
40th PGA Championship: Dow Finsterwald shoots a 276 at Llanerch CC PA
Betty Jameson/Mary Lena Faulk wins Homestead 4-Ball Golf Tournament
King Hussein of Jordan breaks off diplomatic relations with UAR
1st submerged submarine to fire Polaris missile (George Washington)
Sirima Bandaranaike becomes 1st female premier of Ceylon
USSR recovered 2 dogs; 1st living organisms to return from space
The head of the Physics Department at the Israel Institute of Technology, Kurt Sitte, is arrested for espionage.
French military forces break the Tunisian siege of Bizerte.
Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 13th Symphony
France & Tunisia recover diplomatic relations
17 African states & Madagascar sign peace treaty with EC
18th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mary Mills
Verne Gagne beats Crusher Lisowski in Minneapolis, to become NWA champ
Riots break out at Mt Eden Prison, Auckland, New Zealand
1st surfin' record to go #1-Jan & Dean's "Surf City"
Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 10th String quartet
18.18" (46.18 cm) of rainfall, Edgarton, Missouri (state 24-hr record)
NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
Pablo Neruda receives 1st Viareggio-Versile prizes
Race riots in Memphis Tenn
Jane Asher breaks her engagement with Paul McCartney on live TV
Iron Butterfly's "In-a-gadda-da-vida" becomes 1st heavy metal song to hit charts, it comes in at #117
1st men on the Moon, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin Jr. from Apollo 11
Carol Mann wins LPGA Danbury Lady Carling Golf Open
Eddy Merckx wins Tour de France
Dodgers Bill Singer no-hits the Phillies 5-0, giving up no walks
US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
Jack Brisco beats Harley Race in Houston, to become NWA champ
Chic's Wilbur Wood starts & loses both games of a doubleheader with NY Yankees, 12-2, & 7-0
The US Senate passes the War Powers Act.
Heng Yo & Heng Ju, completes 1,000 mile (SF-Seattle) pilgrimage
Turkey invades Cyprus
30th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Sandra Palmer
India expels three reporters from The Times, The Daily Telegraph, and Newsweek because they refused to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship.
Hank Aaron hits 755th & last home run off Angels Dick Drago
US Viking 1 lands on Mars at Chryse Planitia, 1st Martian landing
Vietnam War: The US military completes its troop withdrawal from Thailand.
Rev. Samuel Mutendi, founder of the first African Independent Church, dies
Flash flood hits Johnstown, Pa, kills 80 & causing $350 mil damage
The Central Intelligence Agency releases documents under the Freedom of Information Act revealing it had engaged in mind control experiments.
44-kg Newfoundland dog pulls 2293-kg load, Bothell, Wash
109th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 271 at Muirfield Gullane
Joop Zoetemelk wins Tour de France
Pat Bradley wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic
England set for innings loss v Aust, Botham hits 100 in 87 balls
Irene Saez, of Venezuela, crowned 30th Miss Universe
T Macauly & D Vosburghs musical "Windy City," premieres in London
Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings: 11 British soldiers and 7 military horses killed in Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb attacks during military ceremonies in London
France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
Uwe Hohn of East Germany throws javelin a record 104.8 m
Vanessa Williams is asked to resign as Miss America
Divers find wreck of Spanish galleon Atocha
The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles.
Jane Geddes wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
Don Mattingly ties 1st base fielding record with 22 put-outs
Michael Dukakis selected Democratic presidential nominee
93°F, highest overnight low ever recorded in Phoenix Arizona
Burma government puts author Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest
Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's show opens at Washington, D.C.'s Project for the Arts after the Smithsonian Institution's Corcoran Gallery cancels it.
Justice William Brennan resigns from Supreme Court after 36 years
Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant
121st British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane
Round World Air Race begins in Paris
Václav Havel resigns as president of Czechoslovakia.
Fire in the press box at Altanta Fulton County Stadium
Major parts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter (July 16th-22nd)
OJ Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller
The Regents of the University of California vote to end all affirmative action in the UC system by 1997.
In Spain an ETA bomb at an airport kills 35
126th British Golf Open: Billy Ray Brown shoots a 271 at Royal Troon
American Justin Leonard wins the British Open shooting at 272
Burnet Senior Golf Classic
Michele Redman wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Classic
Two hundred aid workers from CARE International, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) and other aid groups leave Afghanistan on orders of the Taliban.
Falun Gong is banned in the People's Republic of China, and a large scale crackdown of the practice is launched.
The leaders of Salt Lake City's bid to win the 2002 Winter Olympics are indicted by a federal grand jury for bribery, fraud, and racketeering
In Zimbabwe, Parliament opens its new session and seats opposition members for the first time in a decade.
Terrorist Carlos the Jackal sues France in the European Court of Human Rights for allegedly torturing him.
The London Stock Exchange goes public.
Italy: The 27th Annual G8 summit opens in Genoa. An Italian protester in Genoa, Carlo Giuliani, is shot by police.
South America: A fire in a discotheque in Lima, Peru kills over twenty-five.
France: Sixteen people are injured after two bombs explode outside a tax office in Nice.
132nd British Golf Open: Ben Curtis shoots a 283 at Royal St George's Golf Club
Canada becomes the fourth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, after the bill C-38 receives its Royal Assent.
137th British Golf Open: Pádraig Harrington shoots a 283 at Royal Birkdale Golf Club
16th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Candace Parker win
12 people are killed and 59 injured after a gunman opens fire at a Dark Knight movie premier in Aurora, Colorado,
21 people are killed and 29 injured in a bus accident in Nayarit, Mexico
Rory McIlroy wins the 2014 Open Championship (British Open)
CBO estimates 32 million more uninsured in a decade with Obamacare repeal
Republican Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain tumour
CBO estimates 32 million more uninsured in a decade with Obamacare repeal
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