1683 - William Penn signed a friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape Indians in Pennsylvania.
1700 - Russia gave up its Black Sea fleet as part of a truce with the Ottoman Empire.
1758 - British and Hanoverian armies defeated the French at Krefeld in Germany.
1760 - The Austrians defeated the Prussians at Landshut, Germany.
1868 - Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention that he called a "Type-Writer."
1902 - Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy renewed the Triple Alliance for a 12 year duration.
2004 - The U.S. proposed that North Korea agree to a series of nuclear disarmament measures over a three-month period in exchange for economic benefits.