What are the most famous historical events?
- 1380 Battle on Kulikovo: Moscow’s great monarch Dimitri beats Mongols beginning the decline of the Tatars
- 1504 Michelangelo’s statue of David is unveiled in Florence
- 1522 Spanish navigator Juan de Elcano returns to Spain, completing the 1st circumnavigation of the globe (expedition began under Ferdinand Magellan)
- 1565 1st permanent European settlement in the US founded at St. Augustine, Florida
- 1664 Dutch surrender colony of New Netherlands (including New York) to 300 English soldiers
- 1970 Black September hijackings begin, three airliners hijacked and blown up by Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
- 1986 “The Oprah Winfrey Show” is first broadcast nationally