- 2333 BC The state of Gojoseon (Modern-day Korea) founded by Dangun Wanggeom during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao.
- 1283 Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered.
- 1906 SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy
- 1974 Watergate trial begins
- 1990 Reunification of East & West Germany. West German flag raised above Brandenburg Gate on the stroke of midnight
- 1995 OJ Simpson found not guilty in murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California
The Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna.
On October 3, 1908