Phillip II is crowned as king of France.
Lhamo Dondrub is officially named the 14th Dalai Lama.
The National Rifle Association receives its charter from New York State.
The TV channel, Al Jazeera English launches worldwide.
Mariner 9 enters into orbit around Mars.
The 1901 Caister lifeboat disaster takes place.
Ellis Island ceased operations.
Gottfried Leibniz first demonstrates integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = ƒ(x).
The Netherlands cedes New Netherland to England.
Cambodia gains independence from France.