Geoffrey Chaucer died in London.
The Battle of Agincourt between England and France during the Hundred Years War took place.
King George III of Britain was crowned.
The Charge of the Light Brigade took place at Balaklava during the Crimean War.
John Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The U.N. General Assembly voted to admit mainland China and expel Taiwan.
The United States invaded the Caribbean nation of Grenada.