England wins Rugby World Cup in nail-biting final in Australia – first northern hemisphere team to do this
Margaret Thatcher resigns as Conservative party leader (and Prime Minister) — John Major elected
The US Air Force B-2 stealth bomber was publicly displayed for the first time.
President Kennedy assassinated in Dallas, Texas
Grace Archer dies
Commercial TV starts in Britain – first advert was for Gibbs SR toothpaste – BBC Radio kills off Grace Archer in retaliation
French composer Maurice Ravel’s ‘Bolero’ debuted in Paris .
The Wright Brothers founded the Wright Company to manufacture their aircraft commercially
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, becomes Prime Minister