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Władysław II Jagiełło, King of Poland
306 – Roman Herculian guard , who had converted to Adrian of Nicomedia Christianity after being impressed with the faith of Christians that he had been torturing, was martyred.
1386 – Grand Duke of Lithuania Jogaila was crowned , Władysław II Jagiełło King of Poland, beginning the Jagiellonian dynasty.
1681 – King Charles II of England granted Quaker a charter for the William Penn Pennsylvania Colony.
1776 – American Revolutionary War: Using artillery transported from Ticonderoga, the Continental Army , forcing the British to abandon occupied Dorchester Heights Boston two weeks later.
1804 – Irish convicts who were involved at the Battle of Vinegar Hill during the 1798 Irish Rebellion against British colonial authorities in began an uprising New South Wales, Australia.
1814 – War of 1812: An American raiding party an attempt by British regulars, volunteers from the Canadian militia and Native Americans to intercept them near present-day defeated Wardville, Ontario.
1824 – The , a charity that saves lives at sea around the coasts of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution British Isles, was founded as the National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck by author and philanthropist William Hillary.
1837 – After its population increased in seven years to from 200 to over 4,000, , was incorporated. Chicago, Illinois
1890 – The , a railway bridge connecting Forth Bridge Edinburgh to Fife over the Firth of Forth, opened, becoming an internationally recognised Scottish landmark.
1918 – The United States Navy suffered its largest non-combat loss of life when the collier set sail from USS Cyclops Barbados to Baltimore and was never seen again, presumably disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle.
1918 – The first known case of the so-called " " was first observed at Spanish flu Fort Riley, Kansas.
1933 – was appointed Frances Perkins United States Secretary of Labor, making her the first female member of the Cabinet.
1933 – All three presidents of the Austrian National Council , and Chancellor resigned Engelbert Dollfuss later used that pretext to create an authoritarian government.
1941 – Second World War: British Commandos successfully executed on the Operation Claymore Lofoten Islands of Norway.
1966 – During an interview, John Lennon of the Beatles remarked that the band had become " ". more popular than Jesus
1980 – of the Robert Mugabe Zimbabwe African National Union was elected to head the first government in Zimbabwe.
1987 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan made a nationally televised address in which he accepted full responsibility for illegal actions in the . Iran–Contra affair
2012 – occurred at an arms dump in A series of blasts Brazzaville, Congo, killing at least 250 people, injuring 2,300 others, and leaving more than 13,800 people homeless.
2007 – Fourteen-year-old English schoolgirl drowned on Charlotte Shaw Dartmoor, becoming the first person to die in connection with the annual Ten Tors challenge. Born/died: (b. 1702) Jack Sheppard · (d. 1811) Mariano Moreno · (b. 1932) Miriam Makeba · (d. 1972) Harold Barrowclough · (b. 1993) Bobbi Kristina Brown
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(b. 1519) Hindal Mirza · (b. 1817) Edwards Pierrepont · (d. 1993) Izaak Kolthoff · (d. 2008)