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1945 U.S. regains possession of Wake Island from Japan
1944 2,087 Jews transported for Westerbork to KZ-Lower Theresienstadt
1944 64th U.S. Mens Tennis: Frank Parker beats Wm F Talbert (64 36 63 63)
1944 British 2nd Armoured pantzer division frees Antwerp
1944 Finland breaks diplomatic contact with nazi-Germany
1944 U.S. 1st Army frees Namen
1943 British 8th army lands at Taranto South Italy
1942 Transport nr 28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
1941 New York Yankees, win earliest AL pennent (full season)
1941 U.S. destroyer Greer fires on German submarine U-652
1941 Yankees beat Red Sox 6-3 and clinch their 12th and earliest pennant
1940 Gerbrandy becomes premier of Dutch government in exile
1940 Mussert sends telegram, that Hitler has captured the Dutch
1940 Nazi collaborator Mussert puts the fate of Netherlands in Hitler's hands
1939 Dutch 2nd Chamber affirms Netherlands in a State of War
1939 German submarine U-30 sinks British passenger ship Athenia
1939 German troops move into Danzig
1939 Netherlands and Belgium declare neutrality
1939 Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated
1939 RAF bombs Wilhelmshafen
1938 Vainio Muinonen wins 2nd European marathoner (2:37:28.8)
1937 Doris Kopsky, becomes 1st NABA woman cycling champion (4:22.4)
1936 Franco troops conquer Irun and Talavera de la Reina Spain
1936 Largo Caballero becomes Spanish premier
1934 Bradman scores 149* Australia vs. England XI, 104 minutes, 17 fours 4 sixes
1933 1st airplane to exceed 300 mph (483 kph), JR Wendell, Glenview, Il
1933 Coup on Cuban president De Cespedes by Fulgencio Batista
1932 15th PGA Championship: Olin Dutra at Keller Golf Club St. Paul, Minnesota
1930 Cambridge Theater opens in London
1927 Charles Lindbergh visits Boise, Idaho, on his cross-country tour
1923 A Charlot and N Cowards revue "London Calling," premieres in London
1923 New York Yankee Sad Sam Jones no-hits Philadelphia A's, 2-0
1922 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2000m (5:26.3)
1920 Last day of Julian civil calendar (in parts of Bulgaria)
1919 39th U.S. Mens Tennis: William M Johnston beats Wm T Tilden (64 64 63)
1919 British intervene in Petrograd
1918 Jhr Ch Ruys de Beerenbrouck becomes 1st Dutch Catholic premier
1918 U.S. troops land in Archangel, Russia, stay 10 months
1916 Christy Mathewson and Mordecai Brown final baseball game
1914 British, French and Russian government sign Pact of London, against Germany
1914 General von Moltke ceases German advance in France
1912 1st accident (collision) in Londoner Underground: 22 injured person
1911 Garros sets world altitude record of 4,250 m (13,944 ft)
1908 Caledonia and Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship
1906 New York Highlanders win 5th straight doubleheader
1904 Dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet
1899 8.3 earthquake shakes Yakutat Bay, Alaska
1894 In New York City, 12,000 tailors went on strike protesting sweat shops
1894 Soccer team Veendam 1894 forms
1893 English author Beatrix Potter 1st tells the story of Peter Rabbit
1888 George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera and registers "Kodak"
1886 Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war
1885 1st cafeteria opens (New York City)
1882 1st district lit by electricity (NY's Pearl Street Station)
1870 3rd French republic proclaimed as they overthrow their king
1866 1st Hawaiian daily newspaper published
1864 Bread riots in Mobile, Alabama
1862 General Lee invades North with 50,000 Confederate troops
1862 North Beach and Mission Railway Company organized in SF
1854 English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka
1842 Work on Koln cathedral recommences after 284-year hiatus
1833 1st newsboy hired (Barney Flaherty, 10 years old-NY Sun)
1813 1st U.S. relig newspaper (Religious Remembrancer (Christian Observer))
1807 Robert Fulton begins operating his steamboat
1805 1st edition of Batavian State-Current published
1786 Orange troops plunder Hattem/Elburg
1781 Los Angeles founded by 44 in Bahia de las Fumas, (Valley of Smokes)
1778 City Amsterdam signs trade agreement with U.S. rebels
1695 French garrison of castle Names surrenders for Willem III
1682 English astronomer Edmund Halley sees his namesake comet
1618 "Rodi" avalanche destroys Plurs Switzerland, 1,500 killed
1571 Catholic coup in Scotland
1479 King Alfonso I of Portugal recognizes Isabella as queen of Castilie
1414 Peace of Atrecht: John the fearless and Armagnacs
1282 King Pedro III of Aragonorth annexes Sicily
1260 Battle at Montaperti-Guelfen vs Ghibellijnen
1024 Conrad II the Sailor chosen German king
476 Romulus Augustulus, last Roman emperor in west, is deposed
422 St. Boniface I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

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