1911 – Chevrolet enter the automobile market to compete with the Ford Model T.
1924 – British forces gain victory over German army in the Battle of El-Alamein.
1942 – Germany conducts first successful V-2 rocket test during the World War II.
1956 – Arab Labors in Syria, Libya, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia cut off oil supplies to both France and England during the tripartite attack on Egypt.
1957 –Russian Sputnik 2 spacecraft launched to space carrying a living animal, a dog named Laika.
1900 – founder of the German sportswear company Adidas Adolf Dassler was born.
1918 – Russian physicist and mathematician Aleksandr Lyapunov passes away.
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