International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
National Women's Day in South Africa
1877 – Nez Perce War: Both Nez Perce and United States Army sides suffered numerous casualties as they fought to a stalemate in the Battle of the Big Hole.
1914 – World War I: France launched its first attack of the war in an ultimately unsuccessful attempt to recover the province of Alsace from Germany.
1960 – The region of South Kasai seceded from the Republic of the Congo.
1965 – Malaysia expelled the state of Singapore (flag pictured) from its federation due to heated ideological conflict between their respective ruling parties.
2014 – A white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri killed an 18-year-old African-American male, resulting in widespread protests and unrest.