2004: The Chilean army recognizes for the first time a responsibility for the violations of human rights recorded under the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990).
1996: Re-election of the Democratic president Bill clinton.
1956: Suez crisis, British paratroopers jump on Port Said ; the USSR threatens to intervene with missiles if London and Paris do not agree to a cease-fire.
1914: World War I: France and Great Britain declare war on Turkey. The British annex Cyprus.
1911: TheItaly annex Tripoli and Cyrenaica.
1605: In London, the conspiracy of powders, a plan to attack the King of England, is vented.