1908- Sultan Abdul Hamid II appoints Sharif Hussein as a prince of Mecca.
1911- Throwing the first bomb from an Italian warplane during the Ottoman-Italian war.
1914- War erupts between the Ottomans and the Russian Empire during the World War I.
1945- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization “UNESCO” established.
1950- The first MiG- 15 warplane used in an attack against the US forces during the Korean war.
1950- US President Harry Truman escapes an assassination attempt by two persons from Puerto Rico.
1952- The US explodes the first hydrogen bomb in history on Eniwetok Island .
1962- The Soviet Union launches the first aircraft to Mars.
1977- The US withdraws from the International Labor Organization (ILO).
1921- Lebanese singer Wadi al-Safi was born.
1992- Algerian author Mohammad al-Shareef Mustaghanmi passes away.
National Day in Algeria.