1977: Archaeologists announce the discovery near Salonika of the tomb of Philip II, King of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great.
1929: Death of Georges clemenceau, French politician, born in 1841.
1936: Signature of Anti-komitern pact between Japan and Nazi Germany.
1859: The British naturalist Charles Darwin publishes “From the Origin of Species through Natural Selection to the Struggle for Existence in Nature” which was to be hugely successful.
1793: The Convention publishes the republican calendar which will remain in force until January 1, 1806.