|British scientist Joseph Black discovered carbonic gas.
|France recognized America as a nation.
|France declared war on France.
|France and the United States signed the Treaty of Alliance and the Treaty of Amity and Commerce, establishing military and commercial ties respectively between the two nations.
|Napoleonic Wars-When squadrons of British and French ships ofthe line engaged in the Battle of San Domingo in the Caribbean Sea, theFrench ships Impérial and Diomède ran aground to avoid capture, butwere caught and destroyed anyway.
|New Jersey grants the first American Rail Charter to John Stevens.
|A formal treaty between Husain Shah of Johor and British Sir Stamford Rafals established a trade agreement in Singapore.
|Sponsored by the American Colonization Society, the first African American migrants departed New York to establish a settlement in present-day Liberia.
|Prince Otto Frederick Ludwig of Bavaria gave the title to his King Prince Otto Frederick Ludwig, his name was taken by His Highness the First, Grace of God, King of Greece, Prince of Bavaria.
|Otto became the first modern King of Greece.
|The Virginia Minstrel performed the first bang at the Bowery Amphitheater in New York City.
|The largest bushfire in a populous region in Australian history swept across Victoria, resulting in approximately 5 million hectares burnt.
|Union forces earned one of their first important victories in the American Civil War at the Battle of Fort Henry in western Tennessee.
|Gillis Bildt became Prime Minister of Sweden.
|The Japan-Russian War began with the invasion of Japanese forces on the armies of Russia and China.
|The first old age home opened in Arizona, USA.
|Pluto Powder Company explosion in Michigan killed 10 laborers.
|Women over 30 years of age in Britain got the right to vote.
|The Seattle general strike began in the United States, affecting more than 65,000 workers
|Over 65,000 workers in Seattle, Washington, US, began a five-day general strike to gain higher wages after two years of World War I wage controls.
|The Panchmukhi Agreement was signed in Washington to control and reduce weapons internationally.
|Britain, France, Japan, Italy and the United States signed the Washington Naval Treaty to avoid a naval arms race.
|Actress May Clarke married Chicago-based dancer and comedian Lev Bruce.
|Renowned lawyer and leader Motilal Nehru died in Lucknow.
|14 people died in avalanches in Switzerland, Germany and Austria.
|A team of explorers discovered the world's coldest region after four years of intense effort.
|K. Elizabeth Ohi became the first Japanese-American female advocate.
|The Battle of Beda Foam began in Libya.
|For the first time radio controlled aircraft were flown.
|The US conducted a nuclear test in Nevada.
|Elizabeth II ascended the throne of the Queen of England. She was just 26 years old at the time.
|Elizabeth II ascended to the thrones of the United Kingdom,Canada, Australia, New Zealand and three other Commonwealth countriesupon the death of her father, George VI.
|The aircraft carrying the Manchester United football club and some fans and journalists crashed while attempting to take off from Munich-Riem Airport in Munich, West Germany, killing eight players and 15 others.
|In testimony before a U.S. Senate subcommittee, Lockheedpresident Carl Kotchian admitted that the company had paid outapproximately US$3 million in bribes to the office of Japanese PrimeMinister Kakuei Tanaka.
|At Buckingham Palace, the Prince of Wales proposed marriage to Lady Diana Spencer.
|Mary Gaudron was appointed as the first female Justice of the High Court of Australia.
|O. J. Simpson found it liable in murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Simpson.
|Bill Clinton, President says that ‘he would never walk away from this country and from the thrust they have placed in me’, during press conference.
|Tara Halonen was elected the first female president of Finland.
|Second Chechen War: Russia captured Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, forcing the separatist Chechen government into exile.
|Tony Blair remained Prime Minister of Britain for 2,838 days.
|The New England Patriots won over the Philadelphia Eagles with 24-21 runs in super bowl XXXIX.
|The storms in the western coastal region of America caused heavy destruction.
|In Pakistan the Taliban blew up a girls’ school in Kuwait and fortunately no one was killed.
|Egyptians continued their protests for the 13th day in Tahir Square and dubbed the ‘Day of Martyrs’ is honour of those killed in their fight for freedom.
|Queen Elizabeth II marked her 60th anniversary of becoming monarch of the UK and seven sovereign stated in the country.
|Email Boc, Romania’s Prime minister resigned along with the entire cabinet due to major social and political unrest in the country.
|An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 caused significant damage to villagers along the coast of the Soloman Island.
|The US postal service announced that it will not deliver first class mails on Saturdays after 5th August 2013.
|Steven Segal, a well known action movie star who is of 61 years old considered a run of Arizona governor.