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1066 – Harold Godwinson of England defeated King of Norway and his English ally Harald III at the Tostig Godwinson in Battle of Stamford Bridge Yorkshire, ending the last Norse invasion of the British Isles.
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1513 – Conquistador , upon a peak in present-day Vasco Núñez de Balboa Darién, Panama, became the first European known to have seen the Pacific Ocean from the New World, naming it Mar del Sur, or South Sea, a few days later.
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1555 – Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and the forces of the Schmalkaldic League signed the , ending the religious struggle between the two groups and made the legal division of Peace of Augsburg Christendom permanent within the Holy Roman Empire.
1868 – The Russian frigate wrecked off northwestern Alexander Nevsky Jutland, nearly drowning Grand Duke Alexei.
1955 – The , the aviation branch of the Royal Jordanian Air Force Jordanian Armed Forces, was founded.
1962 – The was formally proclaimed. People's Democratic Republic of Algeria Ferhat Abbas was elected President of the provisional government, with Ahmed Ben Bella as Prime Minister.
2008 – , the third spaceflight of the Shenzhou 7 Chinese space program and their first to include a spacewalk, launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
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275 – After the assassination of Aurelian, was chosen by the Tacitus Senate to succeed him as Roman emperor.
1237 – Henry III of England and Alexander II of Scotland signed the , establishing the Treaty of York Anglo-Scottish border, which mostly remains the same today.
1396 – Ottoman wars in Europe: Ottoman forces under defeated a Christian alliance led by Bayezid I Sigismund of Hungary in the near present-day Battle of Nicopolis Nikopol, Bulgaria.
1790 – was born when the "Four Great Anhui Troupes" introduced Peking opera Hui opera to Beijing in honor of the Qianlong Emperor's eightieth birthday.
1800 – French Revolutionary Wars: After U.S. ships became involved, France withdrew from its . invasion of Curaçao
1911 – An explosion of badly degraded propellant charges on board the detonated the forward ammunition French battleship Liberté magazines and destroyed the ship.
1957 – United States Army troops as escorted nine students Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas was integrated.
1962 – The began when North Yemen Civil War Abdullah as-Sallal dethroned the newly crowned Imam al-Badr and declared Yemen a republic under his presidency.
1974 – The first surgery to replace the ulnar collateral ligament, commonly known as the after Tommy John surgery the first patient, was performed by Dr. Frank Jobe.
1977 – About 4,200 people took part in the first modern . Chicago Marathon
1983 – In one of the largest prison escapes in British history, 38 Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners hijacked a prison meals lorry and out of smashed their way HM Prison Maze in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
1990 – The , a political-religious march organised to erect a temple to the Hindu deity Ram Rath Yatra Rama on the site of the Babri Masjid, began in the Indian state of Gujarat. Born/died this day: (d. 1867) Oliver Loving · (b. 1932) Glenn Gould · (b. 1947) Cheryl Tiegs · (b. 1969) Catherine Zeta-Jones · (d. 1980) John Bonham · (d. 2001) Marian Breland Bailey · (d. 2016) José Fernández
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(d. 1901) Arthur Lyon Fremantle · (d. 1929) Miller Huggins · (b. 1946)