1520 - Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait.
1943 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Leader Joseph Stalin met in Tehran to map out strategy concerning World War II.
1958 - The African nation of Chad became an autonomous republic within the French community.
1978 - The Iranian government banned religious marches.
1990 - Margaret Thatcher resigned as prime minister of Britain.
1992 - In Bosnia-Herzegovina, 137 tons of food and supplies were to be delivered to the isolated town of Srebrenica.