1784 – Brithish parliament accepts East India company Act on this day . And Bringing the east india company’s rule in india under the control of the british government.
1886 – John A.Macdonald uses a silver hammer to pound a gold spike, officially completing the Esquimalt and Nanaimo railway in British Columbia
1923 – US steel corporation initiates 8 hour work day.
1932 – Adolf Hitler refuses president von Hindenburg proposal to become vice chancellor of Germany .
1937 – Second sino – Japanese war; Japanese forces begin the battle of shanghai.
1961 – construction of the Berlin wall begins in East germany
2014 – Iranian mathematicians Maryam Mirzhakhani is the first to win the fields medal in mathematics.
2015 – US government formally returns Picasso’s painting La Coiffeuse to France, stolen from paris national museum of modern art in 2001.
1889 – William grey patends coin operated telephone.
1913 – Invention of stainless steel by Harry Brearley in Sheffield England .
1964 – first broadcast by Trans World Radio on Bonaire.
1989 – US space shuttle STS -28 lands
1996 – Microsoft releases internet Explorer 3.0
1902 – England beat Australia by one wicket at the oval Famous victory.
1948 – the united state successfully defends its Olympic basketball title. Win over france with a 65-21 at the London games.
1991- Test cricket debut of Mike Whitney for Australia v\s England at old Trafford.
2004 – 28th Olympic games opens at Athens Greece.
2008 – American super swimmer Micheal phelps wins 3 gold medals, all in world record time, in the one day at the Beijing Olympics ; 200m I/M (1:54:23) 200m butterfly (1:52:03) and 4*200 m freestyle relay (6:58:56).