1253 – Mindaugas, the first known Grand Duke of Lithuania, was crowned as King of Lithuania, the only person to ever hold that title.
1809 – Napoleon's French forces defeated Archduke Charles' Austrian army at the Battle of Wagram, the decisive confrontation of the War of the Fifth Coalition.
1936 – A major breach of the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal in England sent millions of gallons of water cascading 300 ft (91 m) into the River Irwell.
2006 – Nathu La (pictured), a mountain pass in the Himalayas connecting India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opened for trade after more than 40 years.
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