1450, Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Louis IX, Duke of Bavaria.
1550, Foundation of Concepcion, city in Chile.
1582, Because of implementation of Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
1665, The University of Kiel is founded.
1793, French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France.
1813, Battle of Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British.
1813, Tecumseh, Shawnee leader (b. 1768) died.
1829, Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States (d. 1886) was born.
1857, The City of Anaheim is founded.
1864, Louis Lumiere, French film pioneer (d. 1948) was born.
1864, The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone; 60,000 die. 1877, Chief Joseph surrenders his Nez Perce band to General Nelson A. Miles.
1902, Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (d. 1984) was born.
1905, Wilbur Wright pilots Wright Flyer III in a flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes, a world record that stood until 1908.
1910, In a revolution in Portugal the monarchy is overthrown and a republic is declared .
1914, WWI: 1st aerial combat resulting in an intentional fatality.
1915, Bulgaria enters WWI as one of the Central Powers.
1921, Baseball: The World Series is broadcast on the radio for 1st time.
1922, Bil Keane, American cartoonist (d. 2011) was born.
1936, Vaclav Havel, President of the Czech Republic (d. 2011) was born.
1943, 98 American POW’s executed by Japanese forces on Wake Island.
1944, Royal Canadian Air Force pilots shoot down 1st German jet fighter over France.
1944, Suffrage is extended to women in France.
1945, 6-month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers’ studios.
1947, 1st televised White House address is given by US President Harry S. Truman.
1957, Bernie Mac, American actor and comedian (d. 2008) was born.
1962, Dr. No, 1st in the James Bond film series, is released.
1969, 1st episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus airs on BBC.
1970, British Trade Commissioner James Cross is kidnapped by members of the FLQ terrorist group, triggering the October Crisis.
1970, The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is founded.
1984, Marc Garneau becomes 1st Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.
1986, Israeli secret nuclear weapons are revealed.
1991, 1st official version of the Linux kernel, version 0.02, is released.
1996, Seymour Cray, American electrical engineer and supercomputer architect (b. 1925) died.
2004, Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (b. 1921) died.
2011, Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and innovator, co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc. (b. 1955) died.