1568 – Battle of Langside: The forces of Mary, Queen of Scots, are defeated by a confederacy of Scottish Protestants under James Stewart, Earl of Moray, her half-brother.
1648 – Construction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed.
1880 – In Menlo Park, New Jersey, Thomas Edison performs the first test of his electric railway.
1954 – The anti-National Service Riots, by Chinese middle school students in Singapore, take place.
1967 – Zakir Husain took office as the first elected Muslim President of India.