The musical Miss Saigon closed in London after a ten-year run
Death of Barnes Wallis, British aircraft designer and engineer who invented the Dambuster bouncing bombs used in WWII
Orson Welles’s radio adaptation of H. G. Wells’s ‘The War of the Worlds’ was broadcast in the USA, causing nationwide panic.
World War I ended in the Middle East when the Ottoman Empire signed the Armistice of Moudros (also known as Mudros) with the Allies.
Death of William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, British Prime Minister (1783 and 18071809)
Francis Drake completes the first circumnavigation of the globe