1. 1199: John is crowned King of England.

2. 1703: Tsar Peter the Great founds the city of Saint Petersburg.

3. 1813: Americans capture Fort George, Canada.

4. 1860: Giuseppe Garibaldi begins his attack on Palermo, Sicily, as part of the Italian unification process.

5. 1905: The Battle of Tsushima begins during the Russo-Japanese War.

6. 1937: The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, is officially opened to vehicular traffic.

7. 1941: The German battleship Bismarck is sunk in the North Atlantic.

8. 1965: The Viet Cong offensive against the U.S. Special Forces camp at Hồng Ngự begins during the Vietnam War.

9. 1995: Actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after being thrown from his horse in a riding competition.

10. 2016: Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, since World War II.