1997 - 93 people are killed in the insurgency of extremist Muslims that continued in Algeria in a town south of Algiers.
2005 - Zacarias Moussaoui pled guilty to conspiring with hijackers in the September 11, 2001, plot to attack American buildings and citizens.
1974 - In Indonesia, 107 people were killed when a Pan American World Airways flight crashed while on approach. The flight was en route from Hong Kong to Denpassar, Bali.
2004 - In Ryongchon, North Korea, train wagons at a railway station exploded. 160 people were killed and more than 1,300 were injured.
1509 - Henry VIII ascended to the throne of England upon the death of his father Henry VII.
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