This was 360th day of the year and 6 days remained in the year.
William the Conqueror was crowned King of England.
George Washington crossed the Delaware River and surprised the Hessians.
British film actor, director, and producer Charlie Chaplin died in Switzerland at age 88.
Former Romanian president Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife were executed.
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