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Roman bust of Nero, now at the Glyptothek in Munich
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AD 68 – Roman emperor committed suicide after he was deposed by the Nero Senate.
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1667 – Second Anglo-Dutch War: The Dutch began the , attacking the largest English naval ships in the dockyards of their main naval base near Raid on the Medway Chatham.
1732 – was granted a James Oglethorpe royal charter for the Province of Georgia between the Savannah and Altamaha rivers.
1815 – The ended, redrawing the political map of Europe after the defeat of Congress of Vienna Napoleon.
1873 – Sixteen days after it was built, in Alexandra Palace North London, England, was destroyed by fire.
1885 – In the peace treaty signed to end the , Sino-French War Qing forces withdrew from Tonkin, allowing France to occupy it and Annam (most of present-day Vietnam).
1923 – Bulgarian armed forces the government of the overthrew Bulgarian Agrarian National Union headed by Aleksandar Stamboliyski and replaced it with one under Aleksandar Tsankov.
1934 – debuted in Donald Duck .
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1946 – After King Ananda Mahidol was fatally shot, ascended to the throne of Thailand, becoming the longest-reigning monarch in Thai history.
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1972 – A dam outside Rapid City, South Dakota, U.S., became clogged with debris and , resulting in 238 deaths, 3,057 injuries, and over failed $160 million in damage.
411 BC – Wealthy Athenians the democratic government of ancient Athens and replaced it with a short-lived oligarchy known as "The Four Hundred". overthrew
1772 – In an act of defiance against the Navigation Acts, American patriots led by Abraham Whipple attacked and burned the British schooner . Gaspee
1856 – Mormon pioneers began leaving Iowa City, Iowa, and for headed west Salt Lake City, Utah, carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.
1862 – American Civil War: Confederate General Stonewall Jackson concluded his successful with a victory in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign Battle of Port Republic.
1863 – American Civil War: In the largest cavalry engagement in U.S. history, Union and Confederate forces fought to a draw in the . Battle of Brandy Station
1915 – Unhappy with U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt's handling of the RMS sinking, Lusitania resigned as William Jennings Bryan Secretary of State.
1954 – During the hearings investigating conflicting accusations between the United States Army and Senator Joseph McCarthy, Army lawyer Joseph N. Welch asked McCarthy, " " At long last, have you left no sense of decency?
1973 – won the Secretariat Belmont Stakes by 31 lengths and in world record time over 1½ miles, achieving the first American Triple Crown victory in a quarter of a century. Born/died this day: (d. 630) Shahrbaraz · (b. 1792) Susanna Paine · (d. 2004) Brian Williamson · (d. 2013) Iain Banks
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(b. 1595) Władysław IV Vasa · (d. 1927) Victoria Woodhull · (b. 1985) Sonam Kapoor · (d. 1956)