Brazil declared its independence from Portugal.
The Boxer Rebellion in China officially ended with the signing of the Peking Protocol (Peace of Beijing).
Nazi Germany began its initial blitz on London during World War II.
The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) made its debut on cable TV.
Desmond Tutu became the first black to lead the Anglican Church in southern Africa.
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