This was 272nd day of the year and 93 days remained in the year.
King Richard II became the first English monarch to abdicate his throne.
French chemist Louis Pasteur died.
John Paul I died one month after becoming pope.
Seven people died after taking Extra-Strength Tylenol capsules laced with cyanide. This led to the use of safety seals on most consumer products.
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.