618 - Coronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three centuries of the Tang Dynasty's rule over China.

860 - Rus Vikings attack Constantinople 

1178 - Five monks at Canterbury report something exploding on the moon shortly after sunset (only known observation).

1264 - The Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature.

1316 - Peace of Fexhe signed by Prince-Bishop Adolph II of Mark, limiting his powers.

1574 - Polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland.

1639 - Treaty of Berwick: Ends the First Bishops' War between England and Scotland.

1822 - Part of US-Canadian boundary determined.

1863 - After long neglect, Confederates hurriedly fortify Vicksburg.

1864 - The January Uprising, an insurrection in Russia's Kingdom of Poland aimed at restoration of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth is quashed after 1-1/2 years.

2001 - Protests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India.

2013 - 31 people are killed and 60 are injured by two suicide bombings in al-Qahira, Baghdad.

2018 - Ferry sinks on Lake Toba in Sumatra, Indonesia, with 193 suspected dead.

2019 - Two 14 year-old boys become the youngest in Irish history to be convicted of murder when found guilty of the murder and sexual assault of a 14 year-old girl in Dublin