904 – Sergius III comes out of retirement to take over the Papacy from the deposed antipope Christopher.
1834 – US President Andrew Jackson orders first use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute.
1856 – Queen Victoria institutes the Victoria Cross.
1967 – The “ultimate high” of the hippie era, the Mantra-Rock Dance, take place in San Francisco and features Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.
1985 – Final recording session of We Are The World, by the supergroup USA for Africa.