1487- Elizabeth of York is crowned Queen of England.

1758- French and Indian War: British force capture Fort Duquesne from French control. Fort Pitt is built nearby and it grows into modern Pittsburgh.

1947 – Red Scare: The “Hollywood Ten” are blacklisted by Hollywood movie studios

1999- The United Nations establishes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to commemorate the murder of three Mirabel Sisters for resistance against the Rafael Trujillo dictatorship in Dominican Republic