This was 304th day of the year and 61 days remained in the year.
Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Palace church, marking the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany.
Nevada became the 36th state.
Work on the Mount Rushmore monument was completed.
Rear Admiral G. J. Dufek became the first person to land an airplane at the South Pole.
Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated.
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.