|Around 150 Jews inside York Castle in York, England, committedmass suicide rather than be killed by a mob.
|Following their successful siege of Montségur, French royal forces burned about 210 Cathar Perfecti and unrepentant credentes.
|Despenser War-A royalist army defeated troops loyal to Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, in the Battle of Boroughbridge, which allowed King Edward II of England to hold on to power for another five years.
|Babur defeated Rana Sanga in the Battle of Khanwa. Sanga was later killed by poisoning his own confidant.
|Samoset became the first Native American to make contact withthe Pilgrims when he strolled straight through the middle of theencampment at Plymouth Colony and greeted them in English.
|William Charles Henry Friso was appointed Viceroy of Darenthe.
|The United States Congress authorized the establishment of theU.S. Army Corps of Engineers in order to operate the U.S. MilitaryAcademy at West Point, New York.
|William I became King of the Netherlands.
|The Freedom Journal, the first African-American-owned published newspaper in the United States, was founded in New York City by John Ruswaram.
|The Hutchback of Notre-Dame was first published by Victor Hugo.
|The city of Petropolis was founded by the Brazilian government.
|An article by Joseph Lister, outlining the discovery of antiseptic surgery, was first published in "The Lancet".
|In the first-ever final of the FA Cup, today the oldestassociation football competition in the world, Wanderers F.C. defeatedRoyal Engineers A.F.C. 1–0 at The Oval in Kennington, London.
|Susan Hayhurst became the first American female graduate of a college of pharmacy.
|The world's largest cruiser, British Invisible, was built in Glasgow.
|Sultan Foad became the first Sultan of Egypt, England recognized Egypt.
|American scientist Robert H. Goddard launched the world's firstliquid-fueled rocket, which flew for two-and-a-half seconds beforefalling to the ground.
|The V-2 rocket was launched, but it exploded at the same time.
|The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center was officially located in Maryland, US.
|Flying Tiger Line Flight 739, a charter flight carrying U.S.and South Vietnamese soldiers, disappeared without a trace, promptingone of the largest air and sea searches in the history of the Pacific.
|The US launched the manned spacecraft Gemini 8.
|Vietnam War-American soldiers killed hundreds of unarmedcivilians in the Son M? village in the Son T?nh District of SouthVietnam.
|New English Bible was published.
|The Prime Minister of Britain for eight years and the leader of the Labor Party for 13 years, Harold Wilson resented everyone by resigning.
|Former Prime Minister of Italy Aldo Moro was kidnapped in Rome by Mario Moretti and the Red Brigades.
|William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, Lebanon, waskidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists.
|Using pistols and grenades, loyalist Michael Stone attacked thefuneral of three Provisional IRA volunteers who had been killed inGibraltar ten days earlier, killing three attendees and injuring over 60more.
|Iran–Iraq War: Iraqi forces began attacking the Kurdish town of Halabja with chemical weapons, killing up to 5, 000 people.
|4400 years old mummy was found in the pyramid of Chipose in Egypt.
|NASA astronaut Norman became the first American to visit the Russian space station Mir.
|Bhupinder Singh created record in world cup history. As he was accompanied by P Dharmani and both of them scored 461 run for the 7th wicket.
|Nike Tysan again won the world championship as he defeated Frank Bruno. The match was only continued up to 2nd round.
|New Jersey Devil’s Dave Andreychuk became the 26 player to score 500 goals in NHL. He created world history. He after that became a great legend of NHL.
|Stuart Appleby wins Honda Golf Classic.
|American peace activist Rachel Corrie was crushed to death byan Israel Defense Forces armored bulldozer in Rafah as she wasprotesting the demolition of a house.
|The General Assembly of the United Nations voted unanimously to form the United Nations Human Rights Committee.
|The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly toestablish the UN Human Rights Council.
|Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa set a world record by hitting six sixes in an over.
|Red blood is spilled at the gate of govt. it was done by Thai red shirts who did it on the third day of the protest.
|U.S Secretary of state Hillary Clinton gave a terrible statement. That she will retire if President Obama will be re-elected. She said that she won’t serve a 2nd term.
|Nicolae Timofti is named as the new president of Moldova. There was no elected head in the country for three years.
|24 soldiers died due to bus accident in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
|Pope Francis delivered his first message at the Vatican City in Italy. He told that he wants a poor church for poor.
|The people of Crimea voted in favor of leaving Ukraine and joining Russia.
|Crimean Voters supported seceding from Uharaine. They are also joining Russia in a referendum deemed illegal by E.U. and supported by US.
|Approximately 40 miles northwest of Iquique, Chili is heat by an earthquake. It measures 6.7 on the Richter scale.
|Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II captured Jerusalem andinstalled Zedekiah as King of Judah.