Russian Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov signs the Treaty of Bucharest, ending the Russo-Turkish War. Bessarabia is annexed by Imperial Russia.
Vigdís Finnbogadóttir is elected President of Iceland and becomes the world's first democratically elected female head of state.
El Al Flight 1862: an El Al Boeing 747-258F crashes into two apartment buildings in Amsterdam, killing 43 including 39 on the ground.
Dawson's Field hijackings: Palestinian terrorists blow up three hijacked airliners in Jordan, continuing to hold the passengers hostage in various und ...
The 400th anniversary of the founding of the National University of San Marcos is commemorated by the opening of the first large-capacity stadium in P ...
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