61 BC - Pompey the Great celebrates his third triumph for victories over the pirates and the end of the Mithridatic Wars on his 45th birthday.
219 - Batavian soldiers consecrate altar on Hercules Magusanus Rome
1364 - Battle of Auray, English forces defeat French in Brittany
1521 - Turkish troops occupy Belgrade
1567 - War of Religion breaks out in France - Huguenots try to kidnap king Charles IX
1793 - Tennis is 1st mentioned in an English sporting magazine
1911 - Italy declares war on Turkey, starting the Italo-Turkish War
1911 - Italy declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
1913 - The Treaty of Constantinople between Turkey and Bulgaria restores peace; the Turks recover Adrianople and Maritza River line
1925 - Greek republican constitution enforced
1943 - German riots at Amsterdam Jews
1944 - Soviet troops invade Yugoslavia
1959 - Sultan of Brunei promulgates a constitution
1964 - Greece & Bulgaria close boundaries
1976 - Syria drives Palestinian guerrillas out of Lebanon