1664- New Amsterdam’s name changed to New York.
1809-A new constitution ratified in Sweden.
1944- The forces of the Allied land on the beaches of Normandy during the World War II.
1982- The Israeli occupation forces launch an attack against the Lebanese territories and reach the Lebanese capital of Beirut.
1984-The Indian army storms the Golden Temple in Amritsar City.
1599- Spanish Painter Diego Velazquez.
1850- German Physicist Karl Ferdinand Braun.
1829- US Doctor and statesman Henry Dearborn.
1996- American Geneticist George Davis Snell.