1492 Christopher Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion (Bahamas)
1586 Mary Queen of Scots goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth
1745 French help convoy reaches Montrose Scotland
1773 The first recorded Ministry of Education, the Komisja Edukacji Narodowej (Polish for Commission of National Education), is formed in Poland.
1773 American Revolutionary War: The United Kingdom’s East India Company tea ships’ cargo are burned at Annapolis, Maryland.
1805 Battle of Elchingen, France defeats Austria
1812 Work on London’s Regent’s Canal starts.
1843 British arrest Irish nationalist Daniel O’Connell for conspiracy
1865 Cheyennes & Arapahos sign “peace treaty” then chased out Colorado
1882 University of the Punjab is founded in present day Pakistan.
1913 Senghenydd Colliery Disaster, the United Kingdom’s worst coal mining accident, an explosion claims 439 lives.
1931 1st broadcast of Dutch Radio Peoples University
1945 Chicago Cardinals end a record 29-game losing streak, beat Bears
1946 Netherland & Indonesia sign cease fire
1951 Organization of Central American States forms
1956 Indian social reformer B.R. Ambedkar and 500,000 supporters convert to Buddhism in Nagpur
1976 Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to American economist Milton Friedman
1982 Islanders assessed 108 penalty minutes, Penguins 125 (233 total)
2019 Nobel prize for Economics awarded to Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer for research on ways to fight poverty
1834 First African-American granted a US patent, Henry Blair, for a corn planter
1884 George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film
1941 1st mass deportation of Kowno, Lodz, Minsk & Riga
1968 1st live telecast from a manned US spacecraft (Apollo 7)
1994 NASA Space probe Magellan burns up in atmosphere of Venus
2014 World Health Organization announce Ebola virus death toll at 4,447, and the fatality rate has reached 70%
1881 British Open Men’s Golf, Prestwick GC: Bob Ferguson retains title with 3 stroke win over Jamie Anderson in shocking weather conditions
1905 NY Giants (NL) beat Philadelphia A’s (AL), 2-0 in Game 5 at the Polo Grounds to win the first league sanctioned Baseball World Series, 4-1; Christy Mathewson’s 3rd straight WS shutout
1908 Upset over seating arrangements at the Baseball World Series, sports reporters form a professional group that will become Baseball Writers Association of America
1911 Largest baseball crowd ever 38,281 (Polo Grounds) see Giants beat A’s, 2-1 (gate is record $77,379)
1933 Nazi Germany announces its withdrawal from the League of Nations
1964 US 4 x 100m freestyle relay team of Steve Clark, Mike Austin, Gary Ilman & Don Schollander swim world record 3:33.2 to beat Germany by 4.0s and win the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
1976 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Kansas City Royals, 3 games to 2
1986 IOC decides to stagger Winter & Summer Olympic schedule
2002 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
2018 Afghan batsman Hazratullah Zazai becomes only the 6th player in cricket history (3rd in T20) to hit 6-sixes in an over; scores 62 in 17 balls in Kabul Zwanan loss v Balkh Legends in Afghanistan Premier League Source : Internet