1983 Invasion of Grenada
A U.S. led invasion called Operation Urgent Fury was triggered by a coup that ended with the murder of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop. The invasion ended with U.S. victory.
1962 Uganda joins the UN
Uganda became a member state of the United Nations.
1940 First African-American made general in US military
Benjamin Oliver Davis became the first African-American general in the United States Army.
1854 Battle of Balaclava
An alliance of Britain, France, and the Ottoman Empire fought the Battle of Balaclava against the Russian Empire during the Crimean War.
1760 George III starts his reign
George III started his reign as the King of Great Britain and Ireland.