1781 – George Washington Begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis
1795 – Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England
1828 – Hindi reform movement Brahmo samaj founded by Ram Mohan Roy and Dwarkanath Tagore in Calcutta
1892 – The Transvaal National Union, a political organisation is set up with J.Tudhope as president
1908 – Americas great white fleet arrives in Sydney, Australia, to be greeted with a tremendous welcome; 221 American sailors desert to remain in Australia.
1926 – Japan’s public broadcasting company Nippon is established.
1988 – 6.5 Earthquake strike india/Nepal . 1000 killed
1991 – Estonia formally declares its independence from the USSR
1993 – Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria
1998 – U.S embassy bombings: US military launches cruise missile attacks against alleged al-Qaida camps in Afghanistan
2002 – A group of Iraqis opposed to the regime of saddam Hussein take over the Iraqi embassy in berlin for five hours before releasing their hostages and surrendering.
1920 – Israel publishes its first medical journal “Ha-Refuah”
1977 – NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
1982 – US marine land in Beirut Lebanon
1920 – Allen woodring wins Olympic 200m dash wearing borrowed shoes
1930 – Australian cricket’s batting genius Don Bradman scores 232 in 5th test win over England at the Oval
1991 – Norbert Rosza swims world record 100m breast stroke
1996 – India defeat Pakistan in under 15 world challenge final at Lord’s
2008 – Usain Bolt of Jamaica wraps up the 100/200m double in style with a new 200m world record 19.30 at the Beijing Olympics
2012 – South Africa become the top – ranked test cricket nation after defeating England
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