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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 .
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1808 – Finnish War: Swedish forces under Lieutenant General defeated the Russians at the Georg Carl von Döbeln Battle of Jutas.
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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.
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.
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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 .
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2006 – Kimveer Gill 19 people for unknown reasons, killing one, at shot Dawson College in Montreal.
1541 – After three years of exile, returned to John Calvin Geneva to reform the church under a body of doctrine that came to be known as Calvinism.
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.
1848 – An explosion drove an iron rod through the head of railroad foreman , making him an important early case of personality change after Phineas Gage brain injury.
1964 – South Vietnamese Generals Lâm Văn Phát and Dương Văn Đức staged after junta leader a coup attempt Nguyễn Khánh demoted them.
1988 – reached a minimum pressure of 888 mb (26.22 inHg) with sustained flight-level winds of 185 mph (295 km/h), making it the most intense Hurricane Gilbert Atlantic hurricane on record at the time.
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.
2008 – took place within a span of a few minutes in Delhi, India, in a terrorist attack in a series committed by the Five bomb blasts Indian Mujahideen. Born/died this day: (d. 1592) Michel de Montaigne · (d. 1813) Hezqeyas · (b. 1883) Petros Voulgaris · (b. 1896) Marguerite LeHand · (d. 1931) Lili Elbe · (d. 1953) Mary Brewster Hazelton
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