1883- Krakatoa volcano in Indonesia erupts claiming the lives of 36,380 people.
1940- British warplanes shell Berlin for the first time.
1961- Burma becomes first Buddhist country in the world.
1967- British forces start to withdraw from Aden.
1910- Nun and nurse, Mother Teresa , who was awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1979, was born.
1910- American philosopher William James passes away.
Women’s Equality Day in the US.