1911 – The funeral of Paul and Laura (daughter of Karl Marx) Lafargue in Paris is attended by Lenin; the two socialists died in a suicide pact in the belief that their political usefulness was at an end
1917 – First successful tank use in battle (Britain breaks through German lines) at Battle of Cambrai WWI
1919 – 1st municipally owned airport in US opens (Tucson Az)
1944 – 1st Japanse suicide submarine attack (Ulithi Atol, Carolines)
1945 – 24 Nazi leaders put on trial at Nuremberg, Germany
1948 – US balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record)
1970 – UN General Assembly accepts membership of China PR
1998 – The first module of the International Space Station, Zarya, is launched.