This was 115th day of the year and 250 days remained in the year.
New York became the first state to require license plates on cars.
British, Australian, and New Zealand forces landed at Gallipoli.
The first seeing eye dog was presented to Morris S. Frank.
Delegates met in San Francisco to organize the United Nations.
The St. Lawrence Seaway opened to shipping.
Islamic forces took over most of Kabul, Afghanistan after the Soviet-controlled government collapsed.
The Georgia legislature voted to scrap the "Confederate flag" design from its state flag.
Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.