1936: Suicide of the Minister of the Interior of the Popular Front Roger salengro, after a campaign of slander led by the far right.
1905: Japan establishes its protectorate over Korea.
1830: Proclamation of the independence of the Belgium.
1803: The decisive victory of the Haitians on the Napoleonic troops in Vertières leads to the independence of the island.
1626: Pope Urban VIII consecrates Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.
401: Led by Alaric, the Visigoths invade Italy.