1920- Egyptian delegation headed by Saad Zaghlul and British delegation agree to abolish the precondition of the protectorate in order to hold a negotiation over independence.
1964 – South Africa was barred from taking part in the 18th Olympic Games in Tokyo over its refusal to condemn apartheid.
1992 – Bankruptcy of Wang Laboratories Inc. announced.
1850 – French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac.
Afghanistan Independence Day.
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