1571 – Elizabeth I of England issued a royal charter establishing Jesus College, the first Protestant college at the University of Oxford.
1743 – War of the Austrian Succession: In the last time that a British monarch personally led his troops into battle, George II and his forces defeated the French in Dettingen, Bavaria.
1927 – Prime Minister of Japan Tanaka Giichi (pictured) led a conference to discuss Japan's plans for China, out of which came the Tanaka Memorial, a strategic document detailing these plans (now believed to be a forgery).
1986 – In Nicaragua v. United States, the International Court of Justice ruled that the United States had violated international law by supporting the Contras in their rebellion against the Nicaraguan government.
2008 – President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe was overwhelmingly re-elected after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai withdrew a week earlier, citing violence against his party's supporters.
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