44 BC Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caeserion
1649 – The Italian city of Castro is completely destroyed by the forces of Pope Innocent X, ending the Wars of Castro
1666 – Great Fire of London begins at 2am in Pudding Lane, 80% of London is destroyed
1752 – Last Julian calendar day in Great Britain and British colonies including America . to sync to the Gregorian calendar 11 days are skipped and the next date is sept 14
1807 – The Royal Navy Bombards Copenhagen with fire bombs and phosphorus rockets to prevent Denmark from surrendering its fleet to Napoleon.
1867 – 1st girls school opens in Haarlem The Netherlands.
1894 – Forest fires destroy Hinckley Minnesota: about 600 die
1897 – “McCal” magazine first published
1919 – Italy agrees to general voting right/proportional representation
1944 – Holocaust diarist Anne Frank sent to Auschwitz concentration camp
1946 – Jawaharlal Nehru forms government in India
1992 –US Dollar Valued at 156.50 guilder (record)
1993 – day of peace in south Africa
2015 – US president Barack Obama becomes the first president to visit the Arctic Circle at Kotzebue, Alaska
1859 – A Solar super storm affects electrical telegraph service.
1898 – Machine gun 1st used in battle
1900 – Telegraph use between Germany and US begins
1930 – 1st non stop airplane flight from Europe to US (37hrs)
1987 – Philips introduces CD – Video
1990 – Steve Allen installed as a new abbot of Hardford st Zen Center san fransisco
2015 – Earth’s tree’s number just over 3 trillion according to study in “Nature’ by Thomas Crothers of Yale University
1882 – US National championship Men’s Tennis , Newport R.I: Defending champion Richard sears beats Clarence M .Clark 6-1, 6-4, 6-0.
1905 – New Zealand beats Australia 14-3 in cold, wet conditions in the first international Rugby union match between the countries on New Zealand soil at Tahuna park in Dunedin
1995 – British boxer Frank Bruno beats American champion Oliver Mccall in a unanimous 12 round points decision in London for the WBC heavyweight title.
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