|Mongol–Jin War: The Mongols captured Kaifeng, the capital of the Jin dynasty, after besieging it for months.
|Construction rights for Walnut St. Jail Philadelphia).
|Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from Elba, an island off the coastof Italy where he had been exiled after the signing of the Treaty ofFontainebleau one year earlier.
|The Constitution of Poland was removed.
|2 French republics were announced.
|US President Lincoln signed the American Currency Act.
|Abraham Lincoln signed the National Currency Act.
|The New York Legislature created the Neek Metropolitan Board of Health.
|In the final act of the Berlin Conference "The Struggle for Africa" controlled European colonialism and trade.
|The first films made with Kinemacolor, the earliest successful colour motion picture process, were shown to the British general public.
|Austria - Hungary gave the United States the status of the most favored nation.
|New Orleans' Original Dixieland Jass Band recorded 'LiveryStable Blues', the first jazz single ever released.
|Jihad started against the Turkish government.
|Adolf Hitler ordered the German air force Luftwaffe reinstated,violating the Treaty of Versailles signed at the end of the First WorldWar.
|With the aid of a radio station in Daventry, England, and tworeceiving antennas, Scottish engineer and inventor Robert Watson-Wattfirst demonstrated the use of radar.
|Over 1400 troops of the Imperial Japanese Army staged a coupd'etat in Japan, occupying Tokyo, and killing Finance Minister TakahashiKorekiyo and several other leading politicians.
|Finnish observers reported the first sightings of unidentified flying objects known as 'ghost rockets', which have not yet been positively identified.
|Vincent Massey was sworn in as the first Canadian-born GovernorGeneral of Canada.
|The remains of an ancient civilization were found at the site of Kot Di Ji Sindh in Pakistan, which was about three hundred years older than the Mohenjodaro civilization.
|Freedom fighter Vinayak Damadar Savarkar died.
|President V.V. Giri dedicated the Vikram Earth satellite station located in Arvi near Wardha to the country.
|The country's first kite museum 'Shankar Kendra' was established in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
|British computer programmer Tim Berners-Lee introduced WorldWideWeb, the world's first web browser and WYSIWYG HTML editor.
|Six people were killed and more than 100 injured in a bomb attack on New York's World Trade Center.
|After losses in Singapore by trader Nick Leeson, London finance house of Barings collapse.
|Barings Bank, the oldest merchant bank in London, collapsedafter its head derivatives trader in Singapore, Nick Leeson, lost £827million while making unauthorized speculative trades on futurescontracts.
|Change the world Babyface, Beck and LeAnn Rumis wins the 39th Grammy Awards.
|Sale of New York Islanders is completed by Stevena, M Gluekstern.
|Venezuela – Pacific Ocean saw a full Solar eclipse (4m09).
|Rap singer Lauryn Hill set a new record by winning five Grammy Awards.
|Sir Don Bradman, cricket's greatest player, died.
|London Congestion Charge Scheme launched.
|Macedonia's President Berris Trej Kovski died in a plane crash.
|It was announced by the Government of Nepal to nationalize the property of the King.
|In the first significant cultural visit from the United States to North Korea since the Korean War, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra performed in East Pyongyang Grand Theatre.
|During the Kosovo war, former Serbian President Milan Mulutinovic is acquitted of war crisis.
|17 people were killed in Kabul, Afghanistan due to number of attacks by suicide bombers.
|Canadian politician Christy Clark, becomes the second woman to be Premier of British Columbia after winning a Liberal party of British Columbia ballot.
|The “News of the World” which shut down due to phone hacking controversy is announced to be replaced by “The sun on Sunday” by new cooperation.
|Iran officials along with representatives from US, China, Germany, France, Russia, UK discuss Iran’s nuclear program.
|After the mass Vandalism incident earlier this month that destroyed hundreds of library system existing copies, over 300 books related to Anne Frank are donated to Tokyo libraries by the embassy of Israel. Police was still investing about it.
|According to Ptolemy, the reign of the Babylonian king Nabonassar began and with it, a new era characterized by the systematic maintenance of chronologically precise historical records.