|Maharana Pratap, the Rajput king of Mewar, who chewed the chickens to the Mughals, died.
|San Agustin Church in Manila, the oldest church in the Philippines, was completed.
|During the Second Jacobite Rising, Bonnie Prince Charlie Occupied the town of Stirling, Scotland, but failed to capture the castle.
|English radical and politician John Wilkes was expelled from the British Parliament and declared an outlaw for seditious libel.
|John Wilkes was expelled from the House of Commons in Great Britain for treason.
|A day after William V, Prince of Orange, fled the Dutch Republic as a result of the Batavian Revolution, the Batavian Republic was established.
|August Kalingemann's Johann Wolfgang von Foust premiered at Braunschweig.
|Giuseppe Verdi's opera Il trovatore was first performed at the Teatro Apollo in Rome.
|American Civil War-In their first significant victory, Union Forces defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Mill Springs near modern Nancy, Kentucky.
|Bungalow litterateur Devendranath Tagore died.
|Eminent music composer Aminullah Hussain of Iran was born into an Iranian family in Turkmenistan.
|The commercial and friendly agreement between Germany and Bolivia ended.
|Approximately 50 tons of TNT exploded at a munitions factory in Silver town in West Ham, present-day Greater London, killing more than 70 people and injuring more than 400 others.
|The US Senate voted against joining the League of Nations of America.
|Central American countries Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador signed the agreement.
|The British government decided to send its army to China.
|General Motors began mass production of diesel engines.
|The Japanese army attacked Burma.
|The Caribbean country Cuba recognized Israel.
|Judge William H. Webster of the Federal Court of Appeal was appointed FBI Director.
|The Nazi SS officer Klaus Barbie was arrested in Bolivia, 32 years after the US Army Counter Intelligence Corps helped him flee to Argentina.
|Ignoring the ban on playing cricket with South Africa, a group of 15 cricketers from England arrived in Johannesburg to play cricket with South Africa.
|“City of Angels” closed at Virginia Theater New York City. It has made 878 performances.
|Jean-Claude Juncker (28) swears in as premier of Luxembourg.
|NHL approved move of Winnipeg Jets to Phoenix.
|In the deadliest aviation accident in Slovak history, an Antonov An-24 aircraft operated by the Slovak Air Force crashed in northern Hungary, killing 42 of the 43 people on board.
|The decision to confer the Jawaharlal Nehru Award on Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed bin Timur al Saeed of Oman.
|Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was assassinated by a Turkish nationalist for his statements on the Armenian Genocide.
|United States Navy troops had landed near the Haitian presidential palace. The troops have arrived with food, and other equipments to aid the victims of the earthquake.
|The political prisoners of Tunisia are freed.
|Somalia pirates seized the Mongolian bulk carrier sailing off the coast of Oman.
|Kodak, the famous film and Camera Company, files for the bankruptcy protection.
|Four climbers killed in avalanche in Glen Coe, Scotland.
|NASA's Curiosity rover has found Calcium deposits on Mars. The deposits are similar to deposits formed on Earth when water circulates in cracks and rock fractures.
|Ana Ivanovic, the Serbian Tennis player and 2008 French Open Champion beats Serena Williams during the fourth round of the 2014 Australian Open.
|War against the Western Turks-The forces of Kucha surrendered after a siege led by Tang Dynasty general Ashina She's, establishing Tang control over the northern Tarim Basin in Xinjiang.