In 1792, King Gustav III of Sweden died 13 days after being shot in the back at a masquerade ball in Stockholm.
In 1871, Royal Albert Hall was opened by Queen Victoria.
In 1882, the Knights of Columbus was established.
In 1886, John Pemberton brewed the first batch of Coca-Cola in Atlanta.
In 1961, the 23rd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, granting residents of Washington, D.C., the right to vote in presidential elections.
In 1973, the last American combat forces left Vietnam.
In 1984, the Baltimore Colts relocated to Indianapolis.