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Mission San Francisco de Asís, late 19th century
Anti-Serb riots in Sarajevo
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Independence Day in ( Seychelles 1976)
1194 – was crowned Sverre King of Norway.
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1444 – In their rebellion against the Ottoman Empire, Albanians led by Skanderbeg routed the Ottoman forces in the .
Battle of Torvioll primary sources
1776 – Lieutenant José Joaquin Moraga and Father Francisco Palóu founded , the oldest surviving building in Mission San Francisco de Asís San Francisco.
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1874 – Greek politician published a Charilaos Trikoupis manifesto in the Athens daily Kairoi entitled "Who's to blame?", laying out his complaints against King George.
1880 – King Pōmare V was forced to cede the sovereignty of and its dependencies to France.
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1956 – United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956, officially creating the , one of the largest Interstate Highway System public works projects in history.
1974 – Russian dancer defected from the Soviet Union while on tour with the Mikhail Baryshnikov Bolshoi Ballet in Toronto.
1995 – The in the Seocho-gu district of Sampoong Department Store collapsed Seoul, South Korea, killing 501 and injuring 937.
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2002 – North and South Korean patrol boats along a disputed clashed maritime boundary near Yeonpyeong Island in the Yellow Sea.
2007 – Apple Inc. released the first generation , which revolutionized the iPhone smartphone industry and made the company one of the world's most valuable publicly traded companies.
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1149 – Second Crusade: An army led by Nur ad-Din Zangi the forces of destroyed Antioch led by Prince Raymond.
1659 – Russo-Polish War: The hetman of Ukraine Ivan Vyhovsky and his allies defeated the armies of Russian Tsardom led by Aleksey Trubetskoy at the in the present-day Battle of Konotop Sumy Oblast of Ukraine.
1776 – The first privateer battle of the American Revolutionary War was fought at the near Battle of Turtle Gut Inlet Cape May, New Jersey.
1889 – and several other Hyde Park Illinois townships voted to be annexed by Chicago, forming the largest city in area in the United States and second largest in population.
1914 – During the second day of the , numerous buildings owned by ethnic anti-Serb riots in Sarajevo Serbs were vandalized and looted.
1950 – In one of the greatest upsets in tournament history, the United States defeated England during the 1950 FIFA World Cup.
1967 – Actress , her boyfriend Sam Brody, and their driver were killed in a car accident outside of Jayne Mansfield New Orleans, while her children Miklós, Zoltán, and Mariska Hargitay escaped with only minor injuries.
1985 – The European Economic Community adopted the , a flag previously adopted by the Flag of Europe Council of Europe in 1955.
2006 – The U.S. Supreme Court delivered its decision in , ruling that Hamdan v. Rumsfeld military commissions set up by the Bush administration to try detainees at Guantanamo Bay violated both U.S. and international law. Born/died this day: (d. 1153) Óláfr Guðrøðarson · (b. 1517) Rembert Dodoens · (d. 1764) Ralph Allen · (b. 1787) Lavinia Stoddard · (d. 1907) Elisabet Ney · (d. 1962) Charles Lyon Chandler · (b. 1990) Kim Little
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Armed Forces Day
(b. 1819) Thomas Dunn English · (b. 1880) Ludwig Beck · (d. 1995)