This day in history
1937 - The Scottish dramatist and novelist JM Barrie, creator of Peter Pan, died.
1997 - Musical "Cats" makes Broadway history, completing longest ever run in New York.
2000 - Dutch police link warehouse to deaths of dozens of illegal Chinese immigrants who suffocated in a truck in the English port of Dover.
2007 - A suspected al Qaeda bomber killed 78 people in Baghdad when he rammed a truck into a Shia mosque.
2008 - European Union states agreed to scrap sanctions against Cuba in a move aimed at encouraging democratic reforms on the Communist island.
2012 - Wikileaks founder Julian Assange seeks political asylum in Ecuador's embassy in London.