1893: New Zealand - universal suffrage was granted to women (over 21) for the first time as they voted in a national election. #history
1776: The Declaration of Independence was adopted proclaiming the independence of the United States of America from Britain and its king.
1918: Russia - Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks in Yekaterinburg, ending the 300-year-old Romanov dynasty.
1982: Falklands War - British forces defeated the Argentines at the Battle of Goose Green. #history
1865: U.S. - President Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater in Washington. #history