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|1244||The Sixth Crusade ends when an Egyptian-Khwarezmian force almost annihilates the Frankish army at Gaza.|
|1529||Henry VIII of England strips Thomas Wolsey of his office for failing to secure an annulment of his marriage.|
|1346||English forces defeat the Scots under David II during the Battle of Neville’s Cross, Scotland.|
|1777||British Maj. Gen. John Burgoyne surrenders 5,000 men at Saratoga, N.Y.|
|1815||Napoleon Bonaparte arrives at the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic, where he has been banished by the Allies.|
|1863||General Ulysses S. Grant is named overall Union Commander of the West.|
|1877||Brigadier General Alfred Terry meets with Sitting Bull in Canada to discuss the Indians’ return to the United States.|
|1913||Zeppelin LII explodes over London, killing 28.|
|1941||The U.S. destroyer Kearny is damaged by a German U-boat torpedo off Iceland; 11 Americans are killed.|
|1972||Peace talks between the Pathet Lao and the Royal Lao government begin in Vietnam.|
|1994||Dmitry Kholodov, a Russian journalist, is assassinated while investigating corruption in the armed forces; his murder begins a series of killings of journalists in Russia.|
|2001||Rehavam Ze’evi, Israeli tourism minister and founder of the right-wing Moledet party, is assassinated by a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP); he was the first Israeli minister ever assassinated.|