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Zarya, the first module of the International Space Station
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1695 – , the last of the leaders of Zumbi Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil, was executed.
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1820 – The American whaleship sank 2,000 nautical miles ( Essex 3,700 km) west of the western coast of South America after it was attacked by a sperm whale, an event which inspired Herman Melville's novel .
1902 – While discussing how to promote the newspaper , sports journalist L'Auto Géo Lefèvre came up with the idea of holding a cycling race that later became known as the .
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1910 – Francisco I. Madero promulgated the San Luis Plan, starting a revolt against President Porfirio Díaz that marked the beginning of the .
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1936 – Spanish Civil War: Founder of the fascist Falange Española was executed by the José Antonio Primo de Rivera republican government.
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1943 – World War II: The began with American forces landing on Battle of Tarawa Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands and suffering heavy fire from the Japanese.
1945 – The of 24 leading Nuremberg trials Nazis involved in the Holocaust and various war crimes during World War II began in Nuremberg, Germany.
1952 – The , a Slánský trial show trial against Czech General Secretary Rudolf Slánský and 13 other members of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, was held.
1968 – An explosion at a coal mine in West Virginia, U.S., 78 people and served as the catalyst for several new laws that were passed to protect miners.
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1980 – An oil platform drilling accident caused in the U.S. state of Lake Peigneur Louisiana to drain into a salt mine underneath, creating a whirlpool that sucked down the lake's entire contents.
1991 – Nagorno-Karabakh War: An Azerbaijani military helicopter carrying a peacekeeping mission team in was shot down Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan, disrupting the ongoing peace talks.
1998 – The assembly of the began when International Space Station , Zarya its first module, was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
2003 – Suicide bombers the British Consulate and the headquarters of blew up HSBC Bank, killing consul general Roger Short as well as actor Kerem Yılmazer.
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Diocletian on a Roman coin
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