|1813||Jane Austin publishes Pride and Prejudice.|
|1861||Kansas is admitted into the Union as the 34th state.|
||William Quantrill and his Confederate raiders
attack Danville, Kentucky.
|1918||The Supreme Allied Council meets at Versailles.|
|1926||Violette Neatley Anderson becomes the first African-American woman admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.|
|1931||Winston Churchill resigns as Stanley Baldwin's aide. |
|1942||German and Italian troops take Benghazi in North Africa. |
|1944||The world's greatest warship, Missouri, is launched. |
|1950||Riots break out in Johannesburg, South Africa, over the policy of Apartheid.|
|1967||Thirty-seven civilians are killed by a U.S. helicopter attack in Vietnam. |
|1979||President Jimmy Carter commutes the sentence of Patty Hearst.|
|1984||President Ronald Reagan announces that he will run for a second term.|
|1984||The Soviets issue a formal complaint against alleged U.S. arms treaty violations.|
||Iraqi forces attack into Saudi Arabian town
of Kafji, but are turned back by Coalition forces.