2333 BC - The state of Gojoseon (Modern-day Korea) founded by Dangun Wanggeom during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao.
52 BC - Vercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans underJulius Caesar, ending the siege and battle of Alesia.
1605 - Chinese uprising on Philippines, Tondo/Quiapo massacre
1691 - English & Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland
1739 - The Treaty of Nissa is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the end of the Russian-Turkish War, 1736-1739.
1929 - Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes changes name to Yugoslavia
1932 - Iraq gains full independence from Britain, joins League of Nations
1935 - Italy invades Ethiopia
1948 - Columbia University reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo
1977 - Indira Gandhi arrested
1985 - Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) adopts constitution
1985 - South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands adopts constitution