1956: In the Suez Canal crisis, Great Britain and France accept the principle of a cease-fire, on condition that the UN ensures the maintenance of peace.
1950: French troops evacuate the northern border of Vietnam.
1946: The Emperor of Japan loses his power in favor of an elected assembly.
1534: The English Parliament entrusts the king Henry VIII the judicial and political powers, until then, theoretically falling under the pope.
1468: The army of the Duke of Burgundy Charles the Bold sacks Liège.