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529 – Byzantine Emperor issued the first draft of the Justinian I , a collection of fundamental works in Corpus Juris Civilis jurisprudence.
1348 – Charles, King of Bohemia, issued a Golden Bull to establish in Charles University Prague, the first university in Central Europe.
1767 – Troops of the Burmese Konbaung Dynasty sacked the Siamese city of Ayutthaya to end the , bringing the four-century-old Burmese–Siamese War Ayutthaya Kingdom to an end.
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1805 – German composer Ludwig van Beethoven premiered his , at the Third Symphony Theater an der Wien in Vienna.
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1868 – , a Thomas D'Arcy McGee Canadian Father of Confederation, was assassinated; to date, the only Canadian political assassination at the federal level.
1940 – Educator became the first Booker T. Washington African American to be featured on a U.S. postage stamp.
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1954 – Cold War: U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower introduced the , speculating that if one nation in a region came under the influence of domino theory communism, then its surrounding countries would follow in a domino effect.
1956 – Spain relinquished its .
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1955 – Aware that he was slowing down both physically and mentally in his old age, retired as Winston Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
2001 – NASA's , currently the longest-surviving continually active spacecraft in orbit around a planet other than Earth, launched from 2001 Mars Odyssey Cape Canaveral.
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1724 – Johann Sebastian Bach debuted the , a musical representation of the St John Passion Passion, at the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig.
1788 – established the town of American pioneers Marietta (now in Ohio), the first permanent American settlement in the Northwest Territory.
1862 – American Civil War: Union forces defeated Confederates at the , the bloodiest battle in U.S. history at the time, in Battle of Shiloh Hardin County, Tennessee.
1896 – An led by Norwegian explorer Arctic expedition reached 86°13.6'N, almost three degrees beyond the previous Fridtjof Nansen Farthest North mark.
1945 – World War II: American forces sank Japan's , the largest battleship in the world, during Yamato . Operation Ten-Go
1948 – The United Nations established the to act as a coordinating authority on international World Health Organization public health.
1964 – Reverend was killed by a Bruce W. Klunder bulldozer while he was protesting the construction of a segregated school in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
1969 – Steve Crocker published RFC 1, the first in a series of documents that helped shape the Request for Comments evolution of the Internet.* 1994 – A FedEx employee tried to hijack in a failed suicide attempt. Federal Express Flight 705
1995 – First Chechen War: Russian paramilitary troops began of at least 250 civilians in a massacre Samashki, Chechnya.
2010 – in the Kyrgyz capital of Violent protests Bishkek resulted in the collapse of the Kurmanbek Bakiyev government. Born/died: (d. 1614) El Greco · (d. 1803) Toussaint Louverture · (b. 1895) John Bernard Flannagan
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(b. 1648) John Sheffield · (d. 1939) Joseph Lyons · (d. 2009)