105 BC, Battle of Arausio: The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus.
69 BC, Battle of Tigranocerta: Forces of the Roman Republic defeat army of the Kingdom of Armenia led by King Tigranes the Great.
68 BC, Battle of Artaxata: Lucullus averts the bad omen of this day by defeating Tigranes the Great of Armenia.
1582, Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day is skipped in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
1683, German immigrant families found Germantown in colony of Pennsylvania, 1st major immigration of German people to America.
1744, James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1813) was born.
1762, conclusion of the Battle of Manila b/w Britain and Spain, resulted in British occupation of Manila for rest of the war.
1767, Henri Christophe, king of Haiti (d. 1820) was born.
1769, Sir Isaac Brock, British soldier (d. 1812) was born.
1773, King Louis-Philippe of France (d. 1850) was born.
1777, British forces capture Continental Army Hudson River defenses in Battle of Forts Clinton and Montgomery. 1789, French Revolution: Louis XVI returns to Paris from Versailles after being confronted by the Parisian women on 5 October
1846, George Westinghouse, American engineer and inventor (d. 1914) was born.
1849, The execution of the 13 Martyrs of Arad after the Hungarian war of independence.
1854, England: The Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead starts shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.
1876, The American Library Association was founded.
1883, Emperor Duc Duc (pronounced “dzup-duc”), the fifth emperor of the Vietnamese Nguya