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1320 – After reuniting Poland, was Władysław the Short crowned king in Kraków.
1523 – was forced to Christian II abdicate as both King of Denmark and King of Norway.
1576 – in León Guanajuato, Mexico, was founded by order of Viceroy Martín Enríquez de Almanza of New Spain.
1885 – LaMarcus Adna Thompson, sometimes called the "Father of Gravity", patented the .
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1839 – Chilean troops decisively defeated the forces of the Peru-Bolivian Confederation at the in the Battle of Yungay Ancash Region of Peru, effectively ending the War of the Confederation.
1840 – became William II King of the Netherlands after his father abdicated the throne.
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1921 – The was ratified by the first Turkish Constitution Grand National Assembly, enshrining the principle of national sovereignty.
1946 – Favouring stronger executive power than the draft constitution for the French Fourth Republic provided, resigned as President of the Charles de Gaulle Provisional Government.
1968 – The Houston Cougars upset the UCLA Bruins in what became known as the " ", ending the Bruins' 47-game winning streak, and establishing Game of the Century college basketball as a sports commodity on American television.
1980 – The United States announced it would in boycott the Summer Olympics Moscow unless the Soviet Union withdrew from Afghanistan within one month.
1981 – : Iran released the final 52 American hostages after 444 days in captivity.
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1992 – crashed into the Air Inter Flight 148 Vosges Mountains while circling to land at Strasbourg Airport near Strasbourg, France, resulting in 87 deaths.
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2001 – As a result of the EDSA Revolution of 2001, succeeded into the Gloria Macapagal Arroyo presidency after her predecessor, Joseph Estrada, resigned from office.
250 – was martyred during Pope Fabian a widespread persecution of Christians for refusing to demonstrate loyalty to the Roman Empire.
1156 – According to legend, freeholder Lalli slew Bishop with an axe on the ice of the lake Köyliönjärvi in Henry of Finland Köyliö, Finland.
1785 – Tây Sơn forces of Vietnam an invading annihilated Siamese army who were attempting to restore Nguyễn Ánh to the throne.
1877 – The concluded with the Constantinople Conference Great Powers declaring the need for political reforms that the Ottoman Empire refused to undertake, which later led to the Russo-Turkish War.
1942 – The Holocaust: SS- Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich and other senior Nazi officials met at the in the Wannsee Conference Berlin suburb of Wannsee to discuss implementation of the " Final Solution to the Jewish Question".
1990 – The Soviet Red Army on Azeri pro-independence demonstrations in violently cracked down Baku, Azerbaijan SSR.
2007 – A four-man team, using only skis and kites, completed a 1,093-mile (1,759 km) trek to reach the for the first time since 1967, and for the first time ever without mechanical assistance. Southern Pole of Inaccessibility
2009 – In Washington, D.C., over 1 million people attended the as the first inauguration of Barack Obama African American President of the United States. Born/died this day - (b. 1926) Sarah Conlon
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