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Statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial
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1434 – Taborite forces led by Prokop the Great were decisively defeated in the Battle of Lipany, effectively ending the in Hussite Wars Bohemia.
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1593 – English playwright was stabbed to death by Christopher Marlowe Ingram Frizer under mysterious circumstances.
1814 – The War of the Sixth Coalition ended with the signing of the , which deposed Treaty of Paris Napoleon and restored to the French throne.
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1911 – American race car driver Ray Harroun won of the the first running at the Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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1913 – The was signed to deal with territorial adjustments arising out of the conclusion of the Treaty of London First Balkan War, declaring, among other things, an independent Albania.
1925 – Shanghai Municipal Police officers on Chinese protesters in the city's opened fire International Settlement, giving rise to a major labor and anti-imperialist movement.
1959 – The , joining Auckland Harbour Bridge St Marys Bay in Auckland with Northcote in the former North Shore City, New Zealand, was officially opened.
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1961 – Dominican strongman was ambushed by a group of generals and assassinated.
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1967 – C. Odumegwu Ojukwu announced the establishment of , a secessionist state in southeastern Nigeria, an event that sparked the Biafra Nigerian Civil War one week later.
1972 – The criminal trial of for a series of bomb attacks in London began.
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1989 – , a ten-metre Goddess of Democracy (33 ft) high statue made mostly of polystyrene foam and papier-mâché, was erected by student protestors in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.
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1536 – , a former Jane Seymour lady-in-waiting, became Queen of England by marrying King . Henry VIII
1815 – The East Indiaman ship was wrecked during a storm at Arniston Waenhuiskrans, near Cape Agulhas, present-day South Africa, with the loss of 372 lives.
1899 – , one of the few female outlaws of the Pearl Hart American Old West, committed one of the last recorded stagecoach robberies 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Globe, Arizona.
1922 – The in Lincoln Memorial Washington, D.C., featuring a sculpture of the sixteenth U.S. President Abraham Lincoln by Daniel Chester French, opened.
1943 – The first game of the , the forerunner of All-American Girls Professional Baseball League women's professional league sports in the United States, was played.
1948 – A dike holding the Columbia River broke, causing a flood that destroyed , U.S., only five years after the city was built. Vanport, Oregon
1972 – Members of the Japanese Red Army carried out the in Lod Airport massacre Tel Aviv, Israel, on behalf of PFLP External Operations, killing over 20 people and injuring almost 80 others.
1974 – The , the first twin-engined Airbus A300 widebody airliner, went into service with Air France.
1998 – A 6.5 M earthquake w , killing at least 4,000 people, destroying more than 30 villages, and leaving 45,000 people homeless in the Afghan provinces of struck northern Afghanistan Takhar and Badakhshan.
2005 – American student disappeared while on a high school graduation trip to Natalee Holloway Aruba. Born/died: (b. 1423) Georg von Peuerbach · (b. 1686) Antonina Houbraken · (d. 1778) José de la Borda · (b. 1882) Wyndham Halswelle · (b. 1909) Norris Bradbury · (d. 1982) Albert Norden
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Joan of Arc
1431 – Hundred Years' War: Joan of Arc (pictured) was burned at the stake in Rouen, France, after being convicted of heresy.
1854 – The became law, establishing the Kansas–Nebraska Act U.S. territories of Nebraska and Kansas, and allowing their settlers to determine if slavery would be permitted.
1914 – , the last surviving RMS Aquitania four-funnelled ocean liner, departed from Liverpool on her maiden voyage to New York City.
1963 – : A protest against pro-Catholic discrimination was held outside Buddhist crisis South Vietnam's National Assembly, the first open demonstration against President Ngô Đình Diệm. 2008 – The , prohibiting the use, transfer, and stockpiling of Convention on Cluster Munitions cluster bombs, was adopted.
(b. 1768) Étienne Marie Antoine Champion de Nansouty · (d. 1806) Charles Dickinson · (b. 1958)