1987: The Tunisian president Bourguiba is dismissed for health reasons and replaced by Ben Ali.
1944 : Rooselvelt is elected President of the United States for the fourth time.
1659: Signature of Treaty of the Pyrenees, which seals the peace between Spain and France, for the benefit of the latter, after almost a century of conflict. Spain must cede Roussillon and Artois to France, as well as several towns and strongholds in the north and east, and Louis XIV marries Marie-Therese of Austria.
1455: Opening of Joan of Arc's rehabilitation process.