On a trip to the Italian mainland from his home on Capreae, the emperor Tiberius dies on the Bay of Naples.
The Crusades begin the massacre of Jews in York, England.
The Emperor Babur defeats the Rajputs at the Battle of Khanwa, removing the main Hindu rivals in Northern India.
The first Indian appears to colonists in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Susan Hayhurst becomes the first woman to graduate from a pharmacy college.
Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter is published.
Union troops push past Confederate blockers at the Battle of Averasborough, N.C.
The British cruiser Invincible, the world's largest, is completed at Glasgow shipyards.
The 15,000-ton battleship Pennsylvania is launched at Newport News, Va.
Russian Czar Nicholas II abdicates his throne.
Physicist Robert H. Goddard launches the first liquid-fuel rocket.
The United States plans to send 1,000 more Marines to Nicaragua.
Germany occupies the rest of Czechoslovakia.
Iwo Jima is declared secure by U.S. forces although small pockets of Japanese resistance still exist.
CBS introduces The Morning Show hosted by Walter Cronkite to compete with NBC's Today Show.
President Lyndon B. Johnson submits a $1 billion war on poverty program to Congress.
U.S. troops in Vietnam destroy a village consisting mostly of women and children, the action is remembered as the My-Lai massacre.
Mozambique and South Africa sign a pact banning support for one another's internal foes.
Associated Press newsman, Terry Anderson is taken hostage in Beirut.