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Independence Day in ( Cyprus 1960), ( Nigeria 1960), ( Palau 1994), and ( Tuvalu 1978);
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331 BC – Alexander the Great of Macedon defeated of Darius III Persia at the , and was subsequently crowned " Battle of Gaugamela King of Asia" in a ceremony in Arbela.
1800 – With the signing of the , Spain returned the Third Treaty of San Ildefonso colonial territory of Louisiana to France in return for the Tuscany area of Italy.
1850 – The , Australia's oldest university, was established.
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1898 – The , currently the largest university focusing on business and economics in Europe, was founded as Vienna University of Economics and Business k.u.k. Exportakademie.
1903 – The , the annual championship series of first modern World Series Major League Baseball, opened.
1910 – A large bomb the destroyed building in Los Angeles Times Los Angeles, killing 21 people.
1936 – was declared Francisco Franco and Generalísimo head of state during the Spanish Civil War.
1946 – , the largest and oldest high- Mensa IQ society in the world, was formed in the United Kingdom.
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1958 – began operations, replacing the NASA National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).
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1961 – Despite strong resistance from the U.S. Armed Forces, the was formed, becoming the country's main global military Defense Intelligence Agency espionage organization.
1964 – The , the first Tōkaidō Shinkansen Shinkansen line of high-speed railways in Japan, opened for service.
1971 – , the most visited and largest recreational resort in the world, opened near Walt Disney World Orlando, Florida.
1971 – The first X-ray computed tomography scan, invented by , was performed at Godfrey Hounsfield Atkinson Morley Hospital in Wimbledon, England.
1991 – New Zealand's came into effect, regulating access to natural and physical resources such as land, air and water, to ensure their Resource Management Act sustainable use.
2005 – A series of terrorist suicide occurred at two sites in bombings Bali, Indonesia, killing 20 people and injuring more than 120 others.
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2009 – The , which acquired the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom judicial functions of the House of Lords, began work.
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1832 – The first political gathering of colonists in Mexican Texas to seek reforms from the Mexican government in hopes of quelling the widespread belief that settlers in Texas wished to secede from Mexico. convened
1861 – , a book on housekeeping and cooking which remains in print today, was first published in London. Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management
1891 – , founded by railroad magnate and Stanford University California Governor Leland Stanford and his wife Jane on their former farm lands in Palo Alto, California, admitted its first students.
1940 – The first section of the , the United States' first inter-city Pennsylvania Turnpike expressway comparable to the German Autobahn, opened to traffic.
1964 – The was launched the Free Speech Movement University of California, Berkeley, when a crowd of 3,000 students prevented police from transporting Jack Weinberg away after his arrest.
1975 – In boxing, Muhammad Ali defeated Joe Frazier in a match known as the " ". Thrilla in Manila
1989 – Denmark became the first country to legalise civil unions between same-sex couples.
1991 – Croatian War of Independence: Yugoslav National Army forces invaded the area surrounding Dubrovnik, Croatia, beginning a of the city. seven-month siege
2012 – A offshore Hong Kong killed 39 people and injured 92 others. ferry collision Born/died: (b. 1207) Henry III of England · (b. 1878) Helen Mayo · (b. 2002) Lucy Li
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Filipino American History Month
St Pancras railway station
(d. 1416) Yaqub Spata · (d. 1864) Rose O'Neal Greenhow · (b. 1928)