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Historical Event

1497 Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to reach India
1573 The Brazilian city of Niterói is founded
1675 English king Charles II adjourns Parliament
1699 Treaty of Preobrasjensku Denmark, Russia, Saksen and Poland divide Sweden
1794 Strasbourg Alsace-Lorraine, prohibits circumcision and wearing of beards
1842 Mount St Helens in Washington erupts
1886 Victoria Street Cable Tram route begins in Melbourne, Australia
1919 Labor conference committee in US urges 8-hour work day and 48-hour week
1954 Humane Society (US) forms in Washington, D.C.
1967 UN Security council passes resolution 242; Israel must give back occupied land
2008 YouTube hosts the largest ever live broadcast, YouTube Live


1809 Peregrine Williamson of Baltimore patents a steel pen
1910 Arthur Knight patents steel shaft golf clubs
1927 1st snowmobile patent granted to Carl Eliason (Sayner, Wisconsin)
1969 Isolation of a single gene announced by scientists at Harvard University
1989 Conjunction of Venus, Mars, Uranus, Neptune, Saturn and the Moon
1989 US 63rd manned space mission STS 33 (Discovery 9) launches into orbit


1908 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0
1926 Imperial Conference ends, giving autonomy inside British Commonwealth
1930 1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)
1962 7th British Empire Games and Commonwealth Games open in Perth, Australia
1970 20th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Isaac wins
1986 20 year old Mike Tyson becomes youngest heavyweight champion in history when he stops Trevor Berbick in round 2 at Las Vegas Hilton to earn the WBC title
2003 5th Rugby World Cup Final, Stadium Australia, Sydney: Fly-half Jonny Wilkinson lands winning drop goal in extra time as England beats Australia, 20-17
2013 Norwegian, Magnus Carlsen defeats Viswanathan Anand to win the 2013 World Chess Championship

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