1453Ottomans Conquer Constantinople
1453Constantinople Falls to Ottoman Empire
1896Tzar Nicholas II Crowned
1865Confederate General Smith Surrenders
1431Joan of Arc Burnt as a Heretic in Rouen
1905Battle of Tsushima Strait
1806Andrew Jackson Kills Charles Dickinson in Duel
1637Pequot Massacre in Connecticut
1943Olympian Louis Zamperini's Plane Goes Down
1908First Oil Strike in Persian
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1942Reinhard Heydrich Assassinated
1863Henry Plummer Becomes Sheriff in Montana
1940Allied Evacuation of Dunkirk Begins
1941German Battleship Bismarck Is Sunk
1509Henry VIII Coronation
1738Treaty Ends Pennsylvania-Maryland Conflict
1883Brooklyn Bridge Opens
1959John Foster Dulles Dies
19796-Year-Old Etan Patz Disappears in New York
1935MLB's First Night Game Played in Cincinnati
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