1918- The Germans capture the French city of Soissons.
1945- Internal Security Forces Day declared after French occupation forces shell guards of the Parliament building in Damascus, leaving 28 martyred.
1952- Greece grants woman suffrage.
1958- France’s General Charles de Gaulle takes the office of French government.
1917-John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
1259-Christopher I, King of Denmark.