Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switz, 7000 + killed including their leader Charles Duke of Burgundy
16 Rabbis (including Isiah Horowitz) are imprisoned in Jerusalem
New royal charter for Massachusetts, now including Maine, Plymouth
Britain and the British Empire (including the American colonies) adopt the Gregorian Calendar, losing 11 days. People riot thinking the government stole 11 days of their lives
American Revolution: Battle of Springfield fought in and around Springfield, New Jersey (including Short Hills, formerly of Springfield, now of Millburn Township.
Revolutionaries imprison French royals including Marie Antoinette
Territory of Illinois organizes (including present-day Wisconsin)
Willem I proclaimed king of the Netherlands, including Belgium
Battle of the Alamo: after 13 days of fighting during Texas Revolution between 1,500 and 3,000 Mexicans overwhelmed the Texians at the Alamo. Between 182 and 257 Texians died, including William Travis, Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett.
Allied armies, including those of Britain & France, land in Crimea
Maryland voters adopt new constitution, including abolition of slavery
Sand Creek Massacre, Colorado militia kills about 150 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians including Cheyenne chief One-Eye
The Meiji government in Japan establishes six new ministries, including one for Shinto.
The SS Gothenburg hits the Great Barrier Reef and sinks off the Australian east coast, killing approximately 100, including a number of high profile civil servants and dignitaries.
In China, practically the whole foreign community in Peking, including many Chinese Christians, retreat to British compounds
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia agrees to summon a 'consultative assembly' and concedes other points including an edict of religious toleration, relief for Jews, and the cancellation of certain debts
US President Taft sets aside some 3 million acres of oil-rich public land (including Teapot Dome, Wyoming) for conservation purposes
For the first time since 1894, the US elects a Democratic Congress, including the first socialist ever to sit in Congress, Victor L Berger of Milwaukee
The first batch of Indian passive resisters, consisting of 12 men and 4 women (including Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi) are arrested at Volksrust and imprisoned in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
With the death of Yuan Shikai, who has ruled much of China since 1912, the central government virtually collapses in the face of warlords who assert themselves, including Sun Yat-Sen
Denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US for $25 million
World War I: the deadliest German air raid on London during World War I is carried out by Gotha G bombers and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries.
Canadian ace Billy Bishop downs 6 aircrafts over a three-day span, including German ace Paul Bilik, reclaiming his top scoring title from James McCudden
US deports 250 alien radicals, including anarchist Emma Goldman
Intl Economic Conference (52 countries including USSR) opens
Red Sox score 12 runs in 4th inning including record 4 consecutive triples hit by Carl Reynolds, Moose Solters, Rick Ferrell, & B Walters
Stalinists executed by shooting Pastor Paul Hamberg and seven members of Azerbaijan's Lutheran community (including three women).
Milt all star team (including Bob Feller) losts to AL all stars 5-0
World War II: Operation Spring - one of the bloodiest days for Canadians during the war: 18,444 casualties, including 5,021 killed.
68th & last transport of Dutch Jews (including Anne Frank) leaves for Auschwitz concentration camp
Most US wartime rationing of foods, including meat & butter, ends
Pitts Johnny Hopp goes 6 for 6 including 2 HRs
Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio & Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan)
Presidential plane crashes on Mt. Manunggal in Cebu, Philippines killing 25 including Filipino President Ramon Magsaysay
Balt Orioles' Brooks Robinson goes 5 for 5 including the cycle
Gene Roddenberry suggests 16 names including Kirk for Star Trek Capt
Pope Paul VI names 27 new cardinals, including Karol Wojtyla, archbishop of Krakow, who later became Pope John Paul II
Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 police officers killed
Five Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs), including William Craig and Harry West, are expelled from the Unionist Parliamentary Party, Northern Ireland
4, including presiding judge, killed in courthouse shootout in San Rafael, California (Police charge Angela Davis provided weapons)
Fed grand jury indicts Rev Philip Berrigan & 5 others, including a nun & 2 priests, on charges of plotting to kidnap Henry Kissinger
There are further Irish Republican Army bombs set off across the region, including one in Belfast which wrecked the headquarters of the Ulster Unionist Party
A bomb explodes outside a furniture showroom on the mainly-Protestant and loyalist Shankill Road, Belfast; four civilians (including two babies) were killed and nineteen wounded
John Lennon's political "Sometime in NYC" released including "Woman is the Nigger of the World" "Attica State" & "Luck of the Irish"
IRA bomb explodes prematurely at a customs post at Newry, County Down - 9 people, including three members of the IRA and five Catholic civilians, are killed in the explosion
Paul McCartney releases "Red Rose Speedway" including "My Love"
Ma'alot massacre: A total of 31 people, including hostage takers, are killed.
4 Catholic civilians (including 2 children) are killed and twelve wounded when the Ulster Volunteer Force explode a car bomb at Hillcrest Bar, Dungannon
Six killed in Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash in McComb, Mississippi including band members Ronnie Vanzant, Steve Gains, Cassie Gaines and Dean kilpatrick
American Airlines DC-10 crashes on takeoff from Chicago killing 273 including 2 on the ground
Dunmurry train explosion: a Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb prematurely detonates on a passenger train near Belfast, killing three and injuring five (including the bombers)
Bucky Dent hits an inside park HR, Royals walk 14 Yanks including 5 with bases loaded, Yanks win 16-3
The Minneapolis Thanksgiving Day Fire destroys an entire city block, including the Northwestern National Bank building and the recently closed Donaldson's Department Store.
Beginning of "tanker war": over the next 9 months, 44 ships, including Iranian, Iraqi, Saudi Arabian and Kuwaiti tankers, are attacked by Iraqi or Iranian warplanes or damaged by mines
Oakland A Dave Kingman hits 3 HRs including a grand slam
Boston College QB Doug Flutie passes (472 yards), including game ending 48 yard TD (Hail Mary Pass) to end game & beat Miami 47-45
Thieves steal 9 paintings, including 5 Monet's & 2 Renoir's
Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
"The Body Bag Game", in the days leading to the clash, Eagles head coach Buddy Ryan threatened a beating so severe that "they'll have to be carted off in body bags". Ryan's words were prophetic, as the Eagles defense scored three touchdowns in a 28—14 win and knocked eight Redskins out of the game, including two quarterbacks
2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California
2 earthquakes including 7.4 hits southern Calif
Transportes Aéreos Regionais (TAM) Flight 402, a Fokker F100, crashes into several houses in São Paulo, Brazil killing 98 including 2 on the ground.
India conducts three underground nuclear tests in Pokhran, including a thermonuclear device.
Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with 6 bombings including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.
At about 4:30 pm, Stephen King is hit by a car on the shoulder of Route 5, in Lovell, Maine. He would suffer numerous injuries, including a collapsed right lung, multiple fractures of his right leg, scalp laceration and a broken hip
A LAPA Boeing 737-200 crashes during takeoff from Jorge Newbury Airport in Buenos Aires, killing 65, including 2 on the ground.
NASA launches into orbit the Terra platform carrying five Earth Observation instruments, including ASTER, CERES, MISR, MODIS and MOPITT.
Pope John Paul II beatifies 28 Ukrainian Greek Catholics, including 27 martyrs most of whom were killed by the Soviet secret police. Beatification takes place at the service in Lviv, western Ukraine during his first visit to this country.
Major trading markets in the United States, including the New York Stock Exchange and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), reopen for the first time since September 11
the Indian Parliament Sansad is attacked by terrorists. 15 people are killed, including all the terrorists.
Up to 295 people, including nearly 200 rescue workers, die near Neyshabur in Iran when a run-away freight train carrying sulfur, petrol and fertiliser catches fire and explodes.
The Republic of Ireland becomes the first country in the world to ban smoking in all work places, including bars and restaurants.
All passengers are killed when a helicopter crashes in the Aegean Sea. Passengers include Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria and 16 others (including journalists and bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria).
10 people, including 4 family members of Rick Hendrick, are killed in a plane crash near Martinsville Speedway. The plane was owned by NASCAR team Hendrick Motorsports.
2007 United Kingdom floods, parts of Lincolnshire and Yorkshire flood including Louth, Horncastle and worst affected, Hull.
After 8 years in exile, Benazir Bhutto returns to her homeland Pakistan. The same night, suicide attackers blow themselves up near Bhutto's convoy, killing over 100 in the cheering crowd, including 20 police officers. Bhutto escaped uninjured.
An explosion hits the south wing of the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Quezon City, killing four people, including Congressman Wahab Akbar, and wounding six.
Northern Illinois University shooting: a gunman opened fire in a lecture hall of the DeKalb County, Illinois university resulting in 24 casualties; 6 fatalities (including gunman) and 18 injured.
The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of alleged crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's election to the Presidency
BDR massacre in Pilkhana, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 74 People are being killed, including more than 50 Army officials, by Bangladeshi Boarder Guards inside its headquarter.
Jakarta double bombings at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels killed 9 people including 4 foreigners.
Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczyński.
"Miracle at the New Meadowlands", trailing the New York Giants by 21 points with under eight minutes to play in the 4th quarter, the Philadelphia Eagles score four unanswered touchdowns in the final seven minutes and 28 seconds of play, including the final score, a dramatic walk-off punt returned for a touchdown by DeSean Jackson as time expires
Attempted assassination of Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and subsequent shooting in Casas Adobes, Arizona at a Safeway grocery store kills 6 and wounds 13, including Giffords
After protests against the burning of the Quran turned violent, a mob attacked a United Nations compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan and killed thirteen people, including eight foreign workers.
Plane crash in Russia kills 43 people, including nearly the entire roster of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Kontinental Hockey League team
Senior members of hacking group Lulz Sec are arrested, including one member of the FBI, in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland
45 people, including children, are massacred by the Syrian Army in Homs
28 people, including 22 children, are killed in a motorway bus crash near Sierre, Switzerland
George Clooney and other several prominent participants, including Martin Luther King III, are arrested outside the Sundanese Embassy for civil disobedience
Somalia's National Theatre is struck by a suicide bomber killing ten people including the presidents of the Somali Olympic Committee and Football Federation
Up to 116 people are massacred, including women and children, by the Syrian army in Houla, in the Homs province
A NATO airstrike kills a family of eight, including six children, in Afghanistan
A number of nations including Germany, Turkey and Canada, expel Syrian diplomats following the Houla massacre
US drone attack kills 15 militants in Pakistan, including high ranking al-Qaeda official, Abu Yahya al-Libi
A Helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenya, kills five people, including George Saitoti, a Kenyan cabinet minister
Five Dutch banks, including ING, receive credit rating downgrades of one or two notches
Syrian suicide bombing kills three high profile government officials, including Syria's Minister of Defence
The US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is stormed, looted and burned down, killing five people, including the US ambassador
20 Iranian US Visas are denied, including diplomats and two ministers, ahead of the UN general assembly meeting in New York
A series of protests against austerity measures occur across Europe including Spain, Portugal, and Greece
28 people, including 20 children, are shot to death at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut
10 civilians, including 3 children, are killed by a NATO airstrike in the Kunar Province, Afghanistan
15 people, including 9 children, are killed by an air strike on Aleppo by the Syrian Air Force
20 people, including 10 children, are killed by a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan
8 people (including 2 children) are shot dead in Bell, Florida
Asia-Pacific countries, including China and the United States, announce plans to co-operate more closely in the fight against corruption
Explosion in Egypt kills at least 6, including police officers
Five Afghans, including baby, drown trying to reach Greece from Turkey
Fire in New York City apartment block kills 12 including an infant
4 Palestinians killed, including teen boy and disabled man, by Israeli snipers in Gaza
25 killed, including 7 journalists, in Kabul suicide bombing
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Otto Friedrich Müller, Copenhagen, Danish Naturalist who was a pioneer in the study of microorganisms including bacteria, diatoms, and infusoria
Maurice R. Hilleman, Miles City Montana, American Microbiologist who developed over 36 vaccines including measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia
Dick Williams, baseball player, manager (including Seattle 1986-87)
Saint George, Greek officer in the Roman army, beheaded. Patron saint of many lands including England
Billy Gunn, cricket (score 392 runs for Eng including a century), dies
Maurice R. Hilleman, American Microbiologist who developed over 36 vaccines including measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia, dies at 85
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