1798 – US annexes Hawaii Islands.
1819 –Battle of Boyacá in Colombia when Simon Bolivar defeated the Spanish army.
1867 – Changing the title of Egypt ruler into Khedive .
1941 – José Stalin appointed as leader of the higher command of all soviet armies in the World War II.
1954 – Establishment of The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) .
1998 – Bombing of US Embassies in Dar al-Salam and Nairobi, claiming 224 lives and injuring 4500 others.
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