1430 - Duke Philip the Good of Bourgondy visits Brussels
1450 - Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Ludwig IX
1550 - Foundation of Concepción, city in Chile.
1582 - Gregorian calendar introduced in Italy, other Catholic countries
1665 - The University of Kiel is founded.
1793 - French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France.
1796 - Spain declares war on England
1813 - Battle of Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British
1857 - The City of Anaheim was founded.
1864 - Most of Calcutta destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die)
1867 - Last day of Julian calendar in Alaska
1908 - Bulgaria declares independence from Turkey, Ferdinand I becomes Tsar
1910 - Portugal overthrows monarchy, proclaims republic
1914 - World War I first aerial combat resulting in a kill.
1915 - Bulgaria enters World War I as one of the Central Powers.
1945 - Indonesian army forms
1961 - China & Nepal sign treaty
1988 - Brazil adopts its Constitution