1547 – Charles demands creation of imperial League (German state)
1609 – Pieter Both sworn in as 1st governor general of Dutch east Indies
1715 – King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years – the longest of any major European monarch
1752 – liberty Bell arrives in Philadelphia
1797 – 2nd National Meeting in Hague
1798 – Britain signs treaty with Nizam of Hyderabad, India
1821 – 1st colonies along Santa Fe Trail
1870 – Napoleon III captured at Sedan
1874 – Sydney General Post office opens in Australia
1878 – 1st female telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston)
1894 – A Wildfire destroys the town of Hinckley, Minnesota, killing 438 people.
1897 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
1898 – 1st forestry school in America opens at Biltmore Estate, North Carolina
1901 – Construction begins on NY Stock exchange
1913 – George Bernard Shaw’s “Androcles & the lion” premieres in London
1916 – Bulgaria declares war on Romania
1916 – Annie Besant found the Indian Home Rule League
1962 – United nation announces Earth’s population has hit 3 billion
2008 – Spring Temple Buddha of Vairocana Buddha then the world’s tallest statue at 128 m (420 f) completed in Zhaocun township henan china
2015 Google changes its logo, biggest redesign since 1999
1804 – Juno, one of the largest main belt asteroids discovered by German astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding.
1859 – 1st Pullman sleeping car in service
1859 – R C Carrington & R Hodgson make 1st observation of a solar flare
1911 – M Fourny sets world aircraft distance record of 720 KM
1968 – Pirate Radio Marina (Netherlands) begins transmitting
1976 – NASA launches space vehicle s-197
1890 – Brooklyn Bridegrooms win 3 MLB games in one day, feasting on the Pittsburgh Allenghenys10-9, 3-2, and 8-4
1906 – New York Highlanders win their 6th consecutive MLB game in 3 days from Washington Senators, sweep AL record 3 straight double headers
1914 – US National Championship Men’s tennis, Newport, R.I : R. Norris Williams wins his first major title beating defending champion Maurice McLoughlin 6-3, 8-6, 10-8; final event at Newport casino, moves to forest hills, NY
1948 – Australian Test batsman Don Bradman (143) , Lindsay Hassett (151) & Neil Harvey (110) score centuries in Australia’s 1st innings of drawn cricket tour match v South of England at Hastings
1972 – American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer beats Russian Champion Boris Spassky 12.5-8.5 in Reykjavik, Iceland : most publicised world title match ever played. Fischer 1st American to win title.
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