|The Árpád dynasty, which had ruled Hungary since the late 9th century, ended with the death of King Andrew III.
|Abul Fazl, one of Akbar's Navratnas, was born in the Mughal period.
|Portugal defeated Spain in the Battle of Elvas.
|The earthquake shook Italy Norquie.
|German deposition leader "Sajko " was sentenced to death in Amsterdam.
|King Philip V of Spain abdicated the throne for his 16-year-old son Louis I.
|Philip V, the first Bourbon ruler of Spain, abdicated in favour of his eldest son Louis.
|The third war of Panipat started between the Marathas and the Afghans.
|Edmund Healy, England's best known astronomer, who introduced the world to Haley Comet, died.
|French General Lely handed Puducherry to the British.
|Christian VII became king of Denmark.
|After the victory in the American independence struggle, the government entered into a peace treaty with Britain.
|The University of North Carolina, opened to students at Chapel Hill, is the first state university in the United States.
|Sweden and Denmark–Norway signed the Treaty of Kiel, whereby Frederick VI of Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden in return for the Swedish holdings in Pomerania.
|Joey Darling hit his first six of the Test match.
|Giacomo Puccini's opera Tosca, based on the play La Tosca by French dramatist Victorien Sardou, premiered at the Teatro Costanza in Rome.
|A 6.5 Mw earthquake struck Kingston, Jamaica, resulting in at least 800 deaths, which was at the time considered one of the world's deadliest earthquakes recorded in history.
|More than 1000 people died in the devastating earthquake in Kingston, the capital of the Caribbean country of Jamaica.
|Raymond Poincaré became the Prime Minister of France.
|Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, and Henri Giraud ) met in Casablanca to plan the Allied European strategy for the next phase of World War II.
|Josip Broz Tito was inaugurated as the first President of Yugoslavia.
|Nash-Kelvinator and Hudson Motor Car Company merged to become American Motors in an effort to create one multi brand company capable of challenging the 'Big Three' as an equal.
|Kripalu Maharaj became the fifth Jagadguru, the supreme spiritual leader of Hinduism.
|The Reserve Bank of Australia, the country's central bank and bank note-issuing authority, was established.
|The counterculture Human Be-In was held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, launching the Summer of Love.
|Elvis Presley's concert Aloha from Hawaii was broadcast live via satellite, and set a record as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history.
|The World Football League was established.
|British teenage heiress Lesley Whittle was kidnapped by Donald Neilson and subsequently murdered during a failed ransom collection attempt.
|Austrian logician Kurt Gödel, who suffered from an obsessive fear of being poisoned, died of starvation after his wife was hospitalized and unable to cook for him.
|In Bradford England, 1000 Muslims burn Salman Rushdie's novel Satanic Verses.
|Famous golf player, Perez de Cuellar says that he has lost all hope for peace in Gulf.
|Jorge Serrano Elias sworn in as President of Guatemala.
|USSR decides to launch its new Premier named Valentine Pavlov.
|TM-17, a Russian manned spacecraft landed on the moon.
|For the first time in 300 years, a member of Britain's royal family adopted Catholicism. The Duchess of Kent became a member of the Catholic Church in a private service.
|After 97 performances of “Swinging On a Star” closes at Music Box Theater New York City.
|The British government announced that the foot and mouth disease that had been spreading in the country for nearly 11 months would be considered to end at midnight.
|The Interim Constitution was approved in Nepal.
|The government announced 100 percent foreign investment from facsimile copy of foreign letters.
|The Taliban drop their ban on education for females in Afghanistan due to a cultural change.
|After mass protests and revolution, Tunisia's President Zayn al-Abidin bin Ali fled the country to Saudi Arabia.
|A suicide attack in Basra, Iraq, killed 53 and injured 130 people.
|Due to a transformer malfunction in Bursa, Turkey millions were left without power supply.
|The former US president George Bush was released from the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas after more than 7 weeks of bronchitis treatment.
|The UK's oldest company, HMV opens its first shop on Oxford Street in 1921. It is the oldest music retailer with 4,500 more employees.