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YearWhat happened on this date
1356English defeat French at Battle of Poitiers
1356English defeat French at Battle of Poitiers
1523Emperor Charles I and England sign anti-French covenant
15595 Spanish ships sinks in storm off Tampa, about 600 die
1580Treaty of Plessis-lez-Tours (Anjou / Dutch States-General)
1602Grave surrenders to Earl Mauritius
1642Perpignan surrenders to French troops
1656Treaty of Labiau: Sweden gives Prussia, Brandenburg
1657Brandenburg and Poland sign Treaty of Wehlau
1668Polish King John II Kazimierz resigns / goes to France
1676Rebels under Nathaniel Bacon set Jamestown Va on fire
1755England and Russia sign military agreement
1795Tula, leader of Curacao slave opposition, imprisoned
1796George Washington's farewell address as president
1799English and Russian invasion army conquerors Receiver
1812Napoleon's retreat from Russia begins
1833Charles Darwin visits Guardia del Monte, Argentina
1838Ephraim Morris patents railroad brake
1846Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning elopes
1848Bond (US) & Lassell (England) independently discover Hyperion
1848Hyperion, moon of Saturn, discovered by Bond (US) and Lassell (England)
18491st commercial laundry established in Oakland California
18491st commercial laundry established, in Oakland, California
1854Henry Meyer patents sleeping rail car
1862Battle at Iuka Mississippi (1,700 casualties)
1863Battle of Chickamauga Tenn; Union forces retreat
1863Battle of Chickamauga Georgia (near Chattanooga) begins; Union retreat
18643rd Battle of Winchester Virginia (Opequon, 3rd Winchester)
1865Atlanta University forms
1870Siege of Paris begins
1873Black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co fails causing a securities panic
1873Black Friday: Jay Cooke and Co fails, causing a securities panic
18761st carpet sweeper patented (Melville Bissell of Grand Rapids, Michigan)
1876Talks begin to set up a football club in Ottawa
1881Pres Garfield dies of gunshot wound
1890Turkish frigate Ertogrul" burns off of Japan"
1893New Zealand is 1st country to grant all its women the right to vote
190111 baseball games canceled due to funeral of President William McKinley
1903King Leopold II deny Belgian cruelty in Congo
1911Red Tuesday-20,000 protest for universal rights
1912Pius X encyclical Singular quadam, against interconfess unions
1912Soccer team NAC (Noad Advendo Combination) forms in Breda
19161st landing on Schiphol (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg)
1916Belgian troops conquer Tabora, German East Africa
192141st US Mens Tennis: William T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (61 63 61)
1923Ernst Tollers Hinkemann
192545th US Mens Tennis: Wm T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (46 119 63 46 63)
192680,000 demonstrate for democratic peace in Hague
1929Latvia Dictator A Woldemaras chased out
193114th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett Country Club - Rumford, Rhode Island
1931Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria
1931Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1
1933New York Giants clinch the pennant
1934Bruno Haptmann arrested for kidnapping Lindbergh baby
1939British Expeditionary Force reaches France
1939Lord Haw-Haw becomes radio host of Reichsrundfunk Berlin
1939Wehrmacht (German regular army) murders 100 Jews in Lukov Poland
1940Nazi decree forbids gentile woman to work in Jewish homes
19411st meeting of partizans Tito and Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
1941German army conquerors Kiev
1943Fanny Whiteers-Koen breaks jumping world record
1943Liberator bombers sinks U-341
1944Finland and Russia agree to cease fire
1944Luftwaffe bombs Eindhoven: 200 killed
1945Kim Il Sung arrives in harbor of Wonsan, Korea
1945Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) sentenced to death in London
1947Jackie Robinson is named 1947 Rookie of Year""""
194862nd US Womens Tennis: M Osborne duPont beats A L Brough (46 64 15-13)
194868th US Mens Tennis: Pancho" Gonzales beats E Sturgess (62 63 14-12)"""
1948Richard A Gonzales wins US Tennis Open
1950European Payment Union forms in Paris
1950Great Three acknowledge Bond government as only German government
19511st broadcast of Search for Tomorrow" on CBS-TV"""
1951Italian civil servants strike for pay increase
1953Hazel Flagg" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 190 performances"""
1954Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open
1955Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits record 5th grand slam of season
1955Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico
19561st International conference of black writers and artists meets (Sorbonne)
19571st underground nuclear explosion at Las Vegas, Nevada
1959Nikita Khrushchev is denied access to Disneyland
1965Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
1965Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
1966Mike Burke named Yankees president
1966Mike Burke named Yankees President
1967Nigeria begins offensive against Biafra
1968Baby born on Golden Gate Bridge (those Marin County folk!)
1970Mary Tyler Moore show premiers
1970Mary Tyler Moore" show premieres"""
19712nd NYC Marathon won by Norman Higgins in 2:22:54
1973Carl XVI Gustaf, becomes King of Sweden
1973Frank Robinson homers in record 32nd ML park (Arlington Tx)
1973NL refuses to allow San Diego Padres move to Washington DC
1973Pirate Radio Free America (off Cape May NJ) forms
1975Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor
1976Going Up" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 49 performances"""
1976Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Portland Golf Classic
1979No Nukes Concert at Madison Square Garden includes Springsteen and Crosby, Stills and Nash
1980Titan II missile explosion (Damascus, AR)
1981Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel perform a reunion concert in Central Park
1981Satellites China 10 and 11 launched into Earth orbit by B-1 rocket
1981Simon and Garfunkel reunite for a NYC Central Park concert
1982Streetcars stop running on Market St after 122 years of service
198234th Emmy Awards: Hill St. Blue, Barney Miller, Alan Alda and Carol Kane
1982New Orleans Saints 1st road shutout victory beating Chicago Bears 10-0
1982Sandra Haynie / Kathy McMullen wins Portland Ping Team Golf Championship
1982Streetcars stop running on Market St. after 122 years of service
1983St Christopher-Nevis gains independence from Britain (Nat'l Day)
1983St. Kitts and Nevis declares independence from the UK
1984Britain and China complete a proposed agreement to transfer Hong Kong to China by 1997
1986Captain EO permieres
1986Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres"""
1986Chicago White Sox Joe Crowley no-hits California Angels, 7-1
1986Dean Jones scores 210 vs. India at Madras
1986Fed health officials announce AZT will be available to AIDS patients
1987Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (Mich), 24, crowned 61st Miss America
1988Israel launches 1st satellite, for secret military reconnaissance
1988US Olympic diver Greg Louganis hits his head on diving board
1989Chase Manhattan Discovery Center at Brooklyn Botanic Garden opens
1989French DC-10 crashes near Niger, 171 die
1991Precious Bunny wins the 46th Little Brown Jug
1992Barry Bonds joins Willie Mays, Howard Johnson and Ron Gant as having (2) 30-HR / 30-steal seasons
1992Sergei Boebka pole vaults world record (6.13m)
1992UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia
199345th Emmy Awards: Seinfeld, Picket Fences and Ted Danson wins
1993Actress Michele Phillips (Knots Landing) is robbed at gunpoint
1993Brandie Burton wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1993Kimberly Clarice Aiken, 18, Miss SC wins 67th Miss America
1993Parliamentary election in Poland
1993Tom Glavine wins 20 games in 3 straight years
1994Swedish government of Bildt resigns
1995Andres Galarraga is 4th to hit 30 HRs for Rockies in 1995
1995Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits HRs in 3rd of 4 games
1996Skylight" opens at Royale Theater"

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