Nazi leaders are sentenced at the Nuremberg trials.
The Berlin Airlift ends.
Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time.
Race riots begin in Omaha, Nebraska.
The Google internet search engine retroactively claims this date as its birthday.
George Washington appoints Thomas Jefferson the first United States Secretary of State
The Mozambican War of Independence against Portugal begins.
His Majesty’s Airship No. 1, Britain’s first rigid airship, is wrecked by strong winds before her maiden flight at Barrow-in-Furness.
Gulf Air Flight 771 is destroyed by a bomb, killing all 117 people on board.
The Gresford disaster in Wales kills 266 miners and rescuers.