This Day In History
Emperor Napoleon III of France is deposed and the Third Republic is declared.
Albanian rebels succeed in their revolt when the Ottoman Empire agrees to fulfill their demands
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who founded the Republic of Turkey, gathers a congress in Sivas to make decisions as to the future of Anatolia and Thrace.
Vietnam War: Operation Swift begins: U.S. Marines engage the North Vietnamese in battle in the Que Son Valley.
The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.
In Leipzig, East Germany, the first of weekly demonstration for the legalisation of opposition groups and democratic reforms takes place.