International Men's Day
World Toilet Day
Liberation Day in Mali
1816 – The University of Warsaw, the largest university in Poland, was established as Congress Poland found itself a territory without a university.
1863 – American Civil War: US President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
1941 – World War II: The Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney and the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran destroyed each other in the Indian Ocean.
1969 – Playing for Santos against Vasco da Gama in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian footballer Pelé (pictured) scored his 1000th goal.
2013 – A double suicide bombing at the Iranian embassy in Beirut killed 23 people and injured 160 others.