Eric Robert Rudolph, one of FBI’s 10 most-wanted fugitives, was charged with the bombing of the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.
Death of Frankie Yankovic, Slovenian-born American musician (‘America’s Polka King’).
Death of Cleveland Amory, American writer and animal rights activist .
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres won the Nobel Peace Prize
Death of Martin Ryle, Nobel Prize-winning British radio astronomer who developed revolutionary radio telescopes capable of detecting weak signals
British Trade and Industry Secretary Cecil Parkinson resigned after details of his affair with his former secretary were revealed.
The first Gay Rights March took place in Washington DC
Marriage of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips in Westminster Abbey
50p coin introduced in Britain (reduced in size 1998)
The astronauts on board Apollo 7 gave the first live telecast from a manned American spacecraft.
Death of Errol Flynn, Australian actor and on of the great personalities of the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Death of Douglas Mawson, Australian Antarctic explorer .
WWII: The German submarine U-47 sank the British battleship HMS Royal Oak in Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, killing 833 sailors
Nazi Germany withdrew from the League of Nations .
Birth of Bernd Rosemeyer, German racing driver
Birth of Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Kiss Me, Kate, and other films)
American entrepreneur and inventor George Eastman patented photographic film
Seven Years War: Battle of Hochkirk (also called Hochkirch), Saxony .
Battle of Hastings – Harold II dies