- 1888 - English Football League (EPL) established.
- 1903 - Drought impacts Niagara Falls.
- 1946 - 1st US rocket leaves the Earth's atmosphere.
- 1954 - The London bullion market reopens (was closed in 1939).
- 1977 - Indira Gandhi resigns as Prime Minister of India.
- 2016 - ISIS Suicide bombings at Brussel's Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station 28 killed, around 260 injured.
- 2017 - Terrorist attack on London's Westminster Bridge and Houses of Parliament, 4 people killed & 40+ injured.