1303 – Ala ud in Khilji captures Chittorgarh
1873 – First free kinder garden in the US started by Susan Blow in Carondelet, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri
1907 – Harry Houdini ( magician ) escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic park in 57 seconds.
1914 – Battle of Tannin berg begins: 8th German army defeats Russian Nerve army
1938 – British leaders & Arabians fight in Palestine
1942 – Japanese troops land on Milne Bay, New guinea.
1942 – Transport #24 departs with French Jews to Nazi – Germany
1996 – US president Bill Clinton signs reform into law, representing major shift in welfare policy.
2013 – All 25000 applicants to the university of Liberia fail their university entrance examination
1791 – John Fitch granted US patent for his working steamboat
1843 – Charles Thurber patents a typewriter.
1895 – Electric generator at Niagara falls produces first power
1951 – Jongbloed in Paris demonstrates artificial heart.
1959 – British, Motor corporation introduces the Morris Mini – Minor, designed by Alec Issigonis it was only 10 ft long but seated 4 passengers.
1981 – Space Shuttle vehicle moves to launch Complex 39A for STS-2 mission.
1981 – Voyager 2 takes photos of Saturn’s moon Titan
2003 – thimerosal – containing influenza vaccines were banned from use in California.
1912 – Walter Johnson’s game winning streak ends.
1950 – 39th Davis cup : Australia beats USA in New York (4-1)
1963 – WI beat England 2-1 in series 1st holders of Wisden cricket trophy
1971 – Bobby Orr signs a five – year contract with the Boston Bruins worth one million dollar contract in NHL history
1973 – 10 year old Mary Boitano is 1st women to win 6.8 mile Dip sea race in Marin County, CA, Beating a field of 1,500 runners
2012 – 15 year old New Zealand golfer, Lydia Ko , becomes the Youngest LPGA Tour event winner and the first amateur winner since 1969.
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