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- 1883 – The Brooklyn Brig (picturt) in New York Ceety is appent tae traffeck efter 14 years o construction.
- 1900 – Seicont Boer War: The Unitit Kinrick annexes the Orange Free State.
- 1956 – The first Eurovision Sang Contest is held in Lugano, Swissverland.
- 1967 – Egyp impones a blockade an siege o the Reid Sea coast o Israel.
- 1999 – The Internaitional Creeminal Tribunal for the umwhile Yugoslavie in The Hague, Netherlands indicts Slobodan Milošević an fower ithers for war crimes an crimes against humanity committit in Kosovo.
Queen Victoria (b. 1819) · Joseph Brodsky (b. 1940) · Bob Dylan (b. 1941)