Death of St. Felix of Thibiuca
Death of St. James of Nisibus
Death of Constans II, Eastern Roman Emperor
Death of St. Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor
The Muslim citizens of Jerusalem surrendered their city to the armies of the First Crusade. The Crusaders then proceeded to massacre thousands of unarmed men, women and children. "The city was filled with corpses and blood," wrote one chronicler.
Elanor of Aquitane, Queen of England, released from her husband's prison
Pope Innocent III says Jews are doomed to perpetual servitude & subjugation due to the crucifixion of Jesus
Death of Pierre de Grandson
Death of Rudolph I, King of Germany
Jeanne d'Arc handed over to Pierre Cauchon, the Bishop of Beauvais
Inigo Jones London, architect; restored St Paul's cathedral. He brought the Palladium style of Italian Renaissance architecture to England. born
St. Philip Neri organizes the Congregation of the Oratory
Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn born
Death of Annibale Carricci, painter
Poet Clement Clark Moore, American Episcopal educator and the author of "A Visit from St. Nicholas" ("'Twas the Night Before Christmas") born
Thomas Bulfinch mythologist (Bulfinch's Mythology) born
Edward Caswall, English clergyman and hymn translator. Caswall's English versions of some hymns are still sung today. 'Jesus, The Very Thought of Thee' and 'When Morning Gilds the Skies.' born
In Rome, the church known as St Paul's Outside the Walls was destroyed by a fire. Its original edifice was erected in AD 324 by the Roman Emperor Constantine.
Roman Catholic nun Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first U.S. citizen to be made a saint born
Saint Louis's Washington Bradley pitched baseball's first no-hitter.
A first duck-billed platypus imported from Australia was displayed in the Bronx Zoo.
Guitarist Julian Bream born
The British composer Harrison Birtwistle was born in the factory town of Accrington, Lancashire. born
Senator George V. Voinovich, former Ohio Governor born
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent born
Rhythm-and-blues singer Millie Jackson born
Rock singer-musician Peter Lewis (Moby Grape) born
Singer Linda Ronstadt born
Rock musician Joe Satriani born
Actor-director Forest Whitaker born
Actress Lolita Davidovich born
Actress Brigitte Nielsen born
Congress passed a law requiring all cigarette packages to carry a health warning.
Rock musician Phillip Fisher (Fishbone) born
Actor-comedian Eddie Griffin ("Malcolm and Eddie") born
Actor Stan Kirsch ("Highlander") born
Actor Scott Foley ("Felicity") born
Actor Brian Austin Green ("Beverly Hills 90210") born
Rhythm-and-blues singer Kia Thornton (Divine) born
George Schultz was confirmed as Secretary of State.
In the face of in-party protests, Democratic nominee-apparent Walter F. Mondale reinstated Charles T. Manatt as the party's national chairman, after trying to oust him in favor of President Carter's old confidant, Bert Lance.
Britain and the Soviet Union settled accounts on the $75 million in bonds issued under Russia's czars and defaulted on after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
Former National Security Adviser John Poindexter testified at the Iran-Contra hearings that he never told President Reagan about using Iranian arms sales money for the Contras, in order to protect the president from political embarrassment.
The leadership of the Teamsters Union chose William J. McCarthy to fill out the remaining term of the late Jackie Presser as president, narrowly rejecting Secretary-Treasurer Weldon Mathis, Presser's hand-picked successor.
Leaders of the seven major industrial democracies, meeting in Paris, voiced support for democracy behind the Iron Curtain and condemned repression in China.
Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev and visiting West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl held talks on the issue of a united Germany's membership in NATO.
Tens of thousands of people marched in Moscow to protest the Communist Party's control of the government, the army and the KGB.
The leaders of the world's wealthiest democracies, the Group of Seven, opened their 17th annual economic summit in London, plunging into debate over aid the Soviet Union.
Authorities in Los Angeles announced eight arrests in connection with an alleged plot by white supremacists to ignite a race war by bombing a black church and killing prominent black Americans.
Microsoft Corp. reached a settlement with the Justice Department, promising to end practices it used to corner the market for personal computer software programs.
A 19-year-old sales clerk was rescued after being buried in the rubble of a collapsed shopping mall in Seoul, South Korea, for 16 days.
Fashion designer Gianni Versace was shot to death outside his home in Miami; the man believed to be the gunman, suspected serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan, was found dead eight days later.
The Congressional Budget Office estimated federal surpluses of $1.55 trillion over the next decade.
Three days of ceremonies to bury Russia's last czar and his family, who were killed by the Bolsheviks, began in the city of Yekaterinburg.
The government acknowledged for the first time that thousands of workers were made sick while making nuclear weapons and announced a plan to compensate many of them.
The Seattle Mariners played their first game in their new home, Safeco Field, losing to the San Diego Padres, 3-to-2.
China declared that it had invented its own neutron bomb.
The United Nations launched a successful military operation to help 222 Indian peacekeepers and eleven military observers break out of a rebel stronghold in Sierra Leone.
Former Rhode Island governor and longtime US senator John O. Pastore died at age 93.
Lennox Lewis stopped Francois Botha at 2 round to retain his WBC and IBF heavyweight titles in London.
Possible 'mastermind' of London bombings captured in Egypt
Torino & Messina thrown out of Italy's Serie A football championship for next season
Wilson calls for Rove removal
British girl hospitalized after riding Disney's Tower of Terror
Kenyans flee homes after Tuesday's raids
Yankees power surge blacks out Sox relief in 8-6 win
China to launch second space mission in October
Pollution in Arctic carried by seabirds
Bones of a Mammoth possibly found in Silicon Valley
New species of dolphin found off Australia
TeleSUR promotional campaign causes controversy in Colombia
Transporting food costs the UK billions
A timeline: Novak, Rove, Cooper
US Senate debates Rove and intelligence access
Riots in ÃŽle-de-France : 70 arrested after 200 cars burned
Suicide bomber assassinates prominent Shia cleric in Karachi, Pakistan
Australia thrash South Africa in Tri Nations rugby match
All Ferrari front row on French Grand Prix
United Nations Security Council imposes sanctions on North Korea
California wildfires continue blazing
Royal Navy sailing for Lebanon
Hezbollah-Israel conflict continues
Canadian judge strikes down marijuana possession laws as unconstitutional
Doughnut on display in Springfield, New Zealand
Former Flemish Minister Paul Akkermans dies at 83
Tour de France: Michael Rasmussen wins stage 8
Osama bin Laden praises martyrdom in video
Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki says U.S Troops can leave when they want
Lady Bird Johnson buried today
North Korea shuts down nuclear reactor
Suicide bombers kills 31 in Pakistan
First computer game in Piedmontese language
Researchers to launch expedition to find remains of Amelia Earhart
US congressman causes controversy by comparing Bush to Hitler
AFC Asian Cup: Saudi Arabia edge out Indonesia, Uzbekistan trounce Malaysia
New Yorker's Obama cover sparks outrage
Bus bombing in Myanmar kills man, wounds another
US Army sergeant sentenced for sodomy of a minor and child porn
First ever video showing Guantanamo questioning released
23 killed, 36 injured by stampede at Sudanese stadium
Italian officials found guilty of abusing G8 protestors
Chanchangi Airlines 737 crashes on landing in Nigeria
ICC prosecutor seeks arrest of Sudanese president
Nine US troops killed in Afghanistan as Taliban attack base
Ahmedi of Iran's PDKI discusses Kurdistan's general strike and the democratic future of Iran
Animal rights protestor found guilty of Oxford arson plot
Same-sex marriage legalized in Argentina
Scholastic sued for Harry Potter copyright infringement
New York Yankees executive George Steinbrenner dies at 80
Dog's throat cut in Cairns, Australia
Australian Prime Minister denies striking a deal with predecessor
India approves symbol for currency
6.5 magnitude aftershock hits BÃo BÃo, Chile
BP: New cap on Gulf of Mexico oil well in place
United States Senate passes financial overhaul bill
Green Party of the United States nominates Jill Stein for president