1556 – Shaanxi Earthquake – deadliest ever recorded kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China.
1920 -Dutch refuse to turn over ex-kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to allies after the World War I .
1939 – Chilean earthquake kills 30,000 people.
1943- British 8th army marches into Tripoli during the World War II .
1973- US President Nixon announces an accord has been reached to end Vietnam War.
2004 – Head of Iraq’s Survey Group David Kay resigns, announcing that No evidence Iraq stockpiled WMDs.
1949- Egyptian actor Ahmad Rateb.
Passes away :
1989 – Spanish painter Salvador Dali.