2015

Five different terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia, Somalia, Kuwait, and Syria occurred on what was dubbed Bloody Friday by international media. Upwards of 750 people were either killed or injured in these uncoordinated attacks.

2013

Riots in China's Xinjiang region kill at least 36 people and injure 21 others.

1995

Gunmen ambush Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who escapes unharmed.

1994

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years of exile.

1992

India leases Tin Bigha corridor to Bangladesh.

1977

42 die in fire inmate causes at Maury County Jail in Columbia Tenn.

1952

Nelson Mandela and 51 others infringe South Africa curfew.

1945

United Nations Charter signed by 50 nations in San Francisco.

1941

Lithuanian fascists massacre 2,300 Jews in Kovno.

1807

Lightning hits gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg; 230 die.