1949 – A new constitution in Germany was approved.
1959 – US launched two monkeys abroad Jupitar AM-13 and the two monkeys returned safe.
1963 –Pakistan’s hurricane claims the lives of 30,000 persons and destroys thousands of homes.
1964 – Palestinian National Council convened in Jerusalem and decided to establish the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO).
1980 – Iranian Shura Council which was elected following the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, convened.
1995 – End of the civil war between Ethiopia and Eritrea by the independence of Eretria from Ethiopia.
2002 – North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) endorses partnership agreement with Russia.
1912 – Australian writer and Nobel-Laureate Patrick White.
2010 – Egyptian writer Osama Anwar Okasha.
Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia.
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