1. On this day in 1791 – The first edition of The Observer, the world's first Sunday newspaper, was published.
2. On this day in 1829 – In the face of fierce local opposition, British Governor-General Lord William Bentinck issued a regulation declaring that anyone who abets suttee in Bengal is guilty of culpable homicide.
3. On this day in 1909 – the world’s oldest surviving professional hockey franchise, the Montreal Canadiens ice hockey club was founded.
4. On this day in 1918 – U.S. President Woodrow Wilson sailed for the World War I peace talks in Versailles, thus he became the first US president to travel to Europe while in office.
5. On this day in 1971 – The Indian Navy attacked the Pakistan Navy and Karachi.
6. On this day in 1982 – The People's Republic of China adopted its current constitution.