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Death of James Wolfe, by Benjamin West
Yitzhak Rabin, Bill Clinton, and Yasser Arafat at the signing of the Oslo Peace Accords
509 BC – The on the Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus Capitoline Hill, the most important temple in Ancient Rome, was dedicated.
533 – Belisarius and his legions defeated Gelimer and the Vandals at the near Battle of Ad Decimum Carthage, and began the "Reconquest of the West" under Eastern Roman Emperor .
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1229 – , the third son of Ögedei Khan Genghis Khan, was proclaimed Khagan of the Mongol Empire.
1437 – A Portuguese expeditionary force led by Henry the Navigator began an ultimately unsuccessful .
siege of Tangiers unreferenced section
1808 – Finnish War: Swedish forces under Lieutenant General defeated the Russians at the Georg Carl von Döbeln Battle of Jutas.
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1814 – War of 1812: Fort McHenry in Baltimore's Inner Harbor was attacked by British forces during the Battle of Baltimore, inspiring to write " Francis Scott Key Defence of Fort McHenry", which later was used as the lyrics to the United States' national anthem.
Battle: unreferenced section; Key: refimprove section; Star-Spangled Banner: featured on March 3
1847 – Mexican–American War: Six teenagers known as fought to their death defending the military academy at Los Niños Héroes Castillo de Chapultepec in Mexico City during the Battle of Chapultepec.
1882 – The British Army the forces of the overwhelmingly defeated Ahmed ‘Urabi to end the Anglo-Egyptian War.
1956 – IBM unveiled the (Random Access Method of Accounting and Control), the first commercial computer that used 305 RAMAC magnetic disk storage.
1987 – A radioactive item from an abandoned hospital in was scavenged Goiânia, Brazil, leading to the deaths of four and serious contamination in 249 others.
1993 – After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, PLO leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin formally signed the .
Oslo Peace Accords refimprove section
2006 – Kimveer Gill 19 people for unknown reasons, killing one, at shot Dawson College in Montreal.
1759 – Seven Years' War: British forces defeated the French at the near Battle of the Plains of Abraham Quebec City, New France, though General James Wolfe was mortally wounded.
1899 – An expedition led by Halford Mackinder made the first ascent of , the second-highest mountain in Africa. Mount Kenya
1933 – became the first woman Elizabeth McCombs elected to the Parliament of New Zealand.
1971 – Following a failed coup attempt, Mao Zedong's second-in-command died in a plane crash while attempting to flee the People's Republic of China. Lin Biao
1985 – , one of the Super Mario Bros. best-selling and most influential video games of all time, was first released for the NES in Japan.
2007 – The United Nations General Assembly adopted the , setting out the individual and collective rights of Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples indigenous peoples, as well as their rights to culture, identity, language, employment, health, education and other issues. Born/died this day: (d. 1592) Michel de Montaigne · (b. 1896) Marguerite LeHand · (d. 1931) Lili Elbe · (b. 1977) Fiona Apple
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