|Portugal became independent after 60 years of slavery under Spanish rule.
|Queen Elisabeth expelled all Jews from Russia.
|The first school in the US to be offered a manual training course in Maryland.
|Pedro-I was crowned as the first emperor of Brazil.
|Pedro I were formally crowned the first Emperor of Brazil, seven weeks after his reign began on 12 October.
|Nicholas I of Russia succeeded his elder brother Alexander I.
|Juan Lavelle, returning to the Buenos Aires with soldiers who fought in the Sisplatin War, removed the provincial governor Manuel Dorrago while ruling the Civil Wars of Argentina.
|Iceland was made a constitution and limited home rule on behalf of Denmark.
|The first telephone was installed at the White House.
|He was given a grand welcome after Perfario Diaz became the eighth president of Mexico.
|Ford Motor Company introduced moving assembly line technology for mass production for the first time.
|The Ford Motor Company began operating the world's first moving assembly line for mass production of automobiles.
|With the signing of the Act of the Union, Denmark recognized the Empire of Denmark as a complete sovereign state in the individual union through a common emperor.
|The explosions in sewers and gas pipes within 6 square miles in the North Montreal city created panic and fear among the candidates.
|Civil Assistant, Civil Air Petrol of United Air Force was established.
|In one of the most intense mysteries in Australia, the body of an unknown person was found on the Somraton beach in Adelaide, which is a case today.
|Adolfo Ruiz Cortin took over as President of Mexico.
|Medha Patkar, a renowned philanthropist and founding member of the N 'Narmada Bachao Andolan', was born.
|In an important event in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing a white man on a public busto in Montgomery, Alabama, spewing Montgomery Busbaikot.
|90 children died due to fire at our Lady of Angels School Grade School in Chicago. This happened because the school was not properly prepared in the event of a fire without spraying and there was no fire.
|The first color photo of Earth taken from outer space.
|A treaty has been signed by assemblies of 12 countries including the United States. According to the treaty, Antarctica is accepted as a scientific reserve that will be free from any type of military activity.
|Twelve countries signed the Antarctic Treaty, the first arms-conduct agreement established during the Cold War, to ban military activity in the Antarctic and establish the continent as a scientific protection.
|Border Security Force was established.
|Luis Aquaria became the President of Mexico.
|Israeli founder and first Prime Minister David Ben Gurion died at the age of 87.
|General Ziaur Rahman declared himself President in Bangladesh.
|The first children's cable channel "The Pinwheel Network" (later called Nickelodeon) has been launched.
|The Ford Taurus and Mercury Sibal were released for sale to the public.
|The first World AIDS Day was organized.
|The cyclone in Bangladesh killed 596 people, leaving 500,000 people homeless.
|World AIDS Day began.
|The United Kingdom and French channel tunnel personnel were found 40 meters (131 feet) below the English Channel Cabed.
|More than 92% of Ukrainian voters approved their country's dependence on 24 August as declared by Ukrainian Parliament.
|Ernesto Zadillo takes over as President of Mexico.
|91 Davis Cup: Russia beat France 3–2 in Paris.
|Interest rates have been increased for the first time in 5 years from 2.0% to 2.25%. The European Central Bank took this decision.
|The United States has warned of a possible cyber attack by al-Qaeda to disturb the stock market and other financial installations.
|US President Barack Obama has announced that he will deploy 30,000 additional US troops and start the process of returning from Afghanistan within the next 19 months.
|A US Army drug has been imprisoned for 9 months after alleging two weaponless Afghan farmers shooting for no clear reason.
|Croatian voters visit the ballot papers for one vote on a proposal to refuse the same-linga marriage with 65 percent polling.
|The European Union's opposition has forced Russia to cancel Bulgaria's plans for the South Stream Pipeline because they are looking at Turkey a pipeline instead.