The Battle of Pelekanon results in a Byzantine defeat by the Ottoman Empire.
June 10, 1329 events
Osceola leads his Seminole warriors in Florida into the Second Seminole War against the United States Army.
events December 28, 1835
The first complete English-language Bible (the Coverdale Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Myles Coverdale.
October 4, 1535 events
In France, a modified TGV train achieves a new rail world speed record of 515.3 km/h (320.2 mph).
events May 18, 1990
Frederick I Barbarossa is elected King of Germany.
March 4, 1152 events
New Vietnam Revolutionary Party is founded in Huế amid providing some of the communist party's most important leaders in its early years.
events July 14, 1928
HMS Duchess sinks after a collision with HMS Barham off the coast of Scotland with the loss of 124 men.
December 12, 1939 events
Opening of the Dublin and Kingstown Railway, the first public railway on the island of Ireland.
events October 9, 1834
In Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S. Postal employee Patrick Sherrill guns down 14 of his co-workers and then commits suicide.
August 20, 1986 events
The Grand Duchy of Baden announces her withdrawal from the German Confederation and signs a treaty of peace and alliance with Prussia.
events August 17, 1866
The American Library Association was founded.
October 6, 1876 events
World War I: South African troops land in German South West Africa.
events September 18, 1914
Chinese Civil War: Battle of Yijiangshan Islands is fought.
January 18, 1955 events
The United Kingdom recognizes the USSR.
events February 1, 1924
The Sydney Opera House opens.
October 20, 1973 events
Sixty-six people die in a nightclub fire in Bangkok, Thailand.
events January 1, 2009
More than 70 people are killed in a building collapse in Thane, India.
April 4, 2013 events
World War II: Allied forces launch the first of four assaults on Monte Cassino with the intention of breaking through the Winter Line and seizing Rome ...
events January 17, 1944
George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.
June 1, 1990 events
Brazil loses 1-7 to Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final. The event is known as Mineirazo.
events July 8, 2014
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