1802 France, Netherlands, Spain & Great Britain sign Peace of Amiens

1821 Greece gains independence from

1856 A E Burnside patents Burnside carbine

1857 Frederick Laggenheim takes 1st photo of a solar eclipse

1895 Italian troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

1915 1st submarine disaster; a US F-4 sank off Hawaii, killing 21

1920 Greek Independence Day

1960 1st guided missile launched from nuclear powered sub (Halibut)