1227 - Assassination of Caliph al-Adil.
1363 - End of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the Chinese rebel forces of Zhu Yuanzhang defeat that of his rival, Chen Youliang, in one of the largest naval battles in history.
1537 - The first complete English-language Bible (the Matthew Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale.
1779 - The Fort Wilson Riot takes place.
1824 - Mexico becomes a republic
1830 - Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands
1854 - Abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair
1880 - University of California founded in Los Angeles
1910 - Portugal becomes a republic, King Manuel II flees to England
1910 - Adoption of the Flag of Bermuda.
1921 - League of Nations refuses to assist starving Russians
1922 - Protocol of Genevia signed: Austria gains independence
1933 - Esquire magazine is 1st published
1940 - Adolf Hitler & Benito Mussolini confer at Brenner Pass in Alps
1944 - British troops land on Greek continent
1949 - United Nations\\\' permanent NYC headquarters is dedicated