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1192 – Third Crusade: , the elected Conrad of Montferrat King of Jerusalem, was fatally stabbed by members of the Hashshashin.
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1611 – The in University of Santo Tomas Manila, one of the oldest existing universities in Asia and one of the world's largest Catholic universities in terms of enrollment, was founded.
1923 – London's Wembley Stadium, then known as Empire Stadium, was opened to the public for the first time and held the between 1923 FA Cup Final Bolton Wanderers and West Ham United football clubs.
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1944 – World War II: During , a large-scale rehearsal for the Exercise Tiger invasion of Normandy, German S-boats attacked an Allied convoy, killing 946 American servicemen.
1952 – The entered into force, ending the Treaty of San Francisco Occupation of Japan by the former Allied Powers of World .
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1969 – , the first Charles de Gaulle President of the French Fifth Republic, resigned following his defeat on a nationwide referendum.
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1978 – , the first Mohammed Daoud Khan President of Afghanistan, was overthrown and assassinated in by pro- a coup d'état communist supporters.
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1996 – A spree shooter in the killed 35 people, and seriously injured 37 in Port Arthur massacre Tasmania, Australia.
1887 – A week after being arrested by the Prussian Secret Police, French police inspector was released on the order of Guillaume Schnaebelé , the William I German Emperor, defusing a possible war.
1910 – Frenchman Louis Paulhan won the , the first long-distance aeroplane race in England. London to Manchester air race
1949 – Former First Lady of the Philippines , her daughter, and ten others were assassinated by the Aurora Quezon military arm of the Philippine Communist Party.
1952 – Japan and the Republic of China signed the to officially end the Treaty of Taipei Second Sino-Japanese War, seven years after fighting in that conflict ended due to World War II.
1965 – Four days after the began, the United States invaded the country, aiming to prevent the development of what Dominican Civil War Lyndon Johnson saw as a possible second Cuban Revolution.
1973 – The album by the British The Dark Side of the Moon progressive rock band Pink Floyd, entered the , and went on to spend a record Billboard 200 937 weeks on the chart.
1975 – Chief of the South Vietnamese army fled the country as the Cao Văn Viên North Vietnamese closed in on Saigon.
1999 – A 14-year-old former student in Taber, Alberta, walked into his high school and , killing one student and wounding another in Canada's first fatal school shooting in more than two decades. opened fire
2001 – became the world's first fee-paying Dennis Tito space tourist, riding the Russian Soyuz TM-32 spacecraft to the International Space Station.
2008 – The in Chicago, the world's highest residence above ground-level at the time (1,389 feet (423 m)), held its full service grand opening. Trump International Hotel and Tower Born/died this day: (d. 1257) Shajar al-Durr · (b. 1851) Jane Cobden · (b. 1980) Bradley Wiggins
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1253 – Nichiren (pictured), a Japanese monk, expounded for the first time and declared it to be the essence of Namu Myōhō Renge Kyō Buddhism, in effect founding . Nichiren Buddhism
1789 – About 1,300 miles (2,100 km) west of Tahiti, Fletcher Christian, acting lieutenant on board the Royal Navy ship , Bounty against the commander, led a mutiny William Bligh.
1941 – Presaging a campaign of genocide against Serbs of Croatia, members of the Ustashe movement around 190 people in massacred Gudovac. 1988 – experienced an Aloha Airlines Flight 243 explosive decompression in flight between Hilo and Honolulu, Hawaii, with one fatality as a flight attendant was ejected from the aircraft.
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