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Pont de l'Alma road tunnel
Aerso Spacelines Super Guppy
1925 photo of the Admiral Nakhimov sailing under her original name Berlin III
An 1888 Punch cartoon depicting Jack the Ripper as a phantom stalking Whitechapel
Independence Day in ( Kyrgyzstan 1991), ( Malaysia 1957) and ( Trinidad and Tobago 1962)
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1056 – After a sudden illness a few days prior, Byzantine Empress died without children to succeed the throne, ending the Theodora Porphyrogenita Macedonian dynasty.
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1422 – As the only heir to the throne, became Henry VI King of England at the age of eight months following the death of his father .
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1813 – Peninsular War: At the , the Spanish Army of Galicia under Battle of San Marcial Manuel Alberto Freire turned back Nicolas Soult's last major offensive against Arthur Wellesley's allied army.
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1876 – became Sultan of the Abdul Hamid II Ottoman Empire when his brother was deposed.
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1907 – The Great Game: Russia and the United Kingdom signed the , defining their respective Anglo-Russian Convention spheres of interest in Persia, Afghanistan, and Tibet.
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1920 – Polish–Soviet War: Polish forces, led by their cavalry, defeated the Bolshevik Red Army in the .
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1945 – The , one of the two major Liberal Party of Australia Australian political parties, was founded to replace the United Australia Party.
1965 – The , a large, wide-bodied Aero Spacelines Super Guppy cargo aircraft used for ferrying outsized cargo components, made its first flight.
1986 – After a collision with a freighter, the Soviet ocean liner sank in the Admiral Nakhimov Tsemes Bay area of the Black Sea within seven minutes, killing more than 400 people on board.
1986 – Aeroméxico Flight 498 with a privately owned collided Piper PA-28 Cherokee aircraft over Cerritos, California, killing 67 in the air and 15 on the ground.
1992 – The one-party Marxist rule in the officially ended when Republic of the Congo Pascal Lissouba was inaugurated as its president after a multi-party election.
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1999 – The first of in Moscow killed one person and wounded 40 others.
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2005 – Up to 1,000 people died following on the a stampede Al-Aaimmah bridge in Baghdad, the biggest loss of life in Iraq in one day since the 2003 invasion.
2010 – The last episode of , the longest-running police drama in British television history, was broadcast.
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1935 – In an effort to stay out of the growing European conflict, the United States passed the first of its . Neutrality Acts
1939 – Nazi forces, posing as Poles, against the German radio station Sender Gleiwitz in staged an attack Gleiwitz, Upper Silesia, Germany, creating an excuse to invade Poland the next day.
1959 – A parcel bomb sent by , younger brother and chief adviser of Ngô Đình Nhu South Vietnamese President Ngô Đình Diệm, failed to kill Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia.
1969 – Approximately 150,000 people attended the , which featured Isle of Wight Festival Bob Dylan in his first gig since 1966.
1982 – were held in 66 Polish cities to commemorate the second anniversary of the Anti-government demonstrations Gdańsk Agreement, which allowed the Solidarity trade union to be established.
1997 – Diana, Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Fayed, and their driver Henri Paul in a high speed car accident in the were killed Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris.
2016 – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was impeached and removed from office. Born/died this day: (d. 651) Aidan of Lindisfarne · (b. 1842) Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin · (b. 1955) Julie Maxton · (b. 1975) Sara Ramirez
Interior view of Kinetoscope with peephole viewer
(d. 894) Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Ta'i · (b. 1775) Agnes Bulmer · (b. 1945)