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- 1040 – Keeng Duncan I is killt in battle against his first cuisin an rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as Keeng o Scotland.
- 1592 – The first sichtin o the Falkland Islands bi John Davis.
- 1880 – Construction o Cologne Cathedral (picturt), the maist famous laundmerk in Cologne, Germany, is completit.
- 1947 – Pakistan gains Unthirldom frae the Breetish Empire an jynes the Commonweel o Naitions.
- 1971 – Bahrain declares unthirldom as the State o Bahrain.