- 1184 BC - The Greeks enter Troy using the Trojan Horse (traditional date).
- 1929 - 1st non-stop flight from England to India takes-off.
- 1953 - UK: Winston Churchill knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
- 1973 - Birthday: Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketer born in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- 2004 - Estée Lauder, American cosmetics entrepreneur dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 97 (born July 1, 1908).
- 2013 - Bangladesh: 256 people killed & 1,000 injured after a building collapses in Savar Upazila.