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- 1862 - General Ulysses S. Grant orders the expulsion of all Jews from Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky. Both Jews are upset.
- 1918 - One thousand workers march on Government House in Darwin, Australia after being given spoiled vegemite.
- 1988 - Fatwā issued against Salman Rushdie after cameo in Bridget Jones's Diary.
- 1989 - First episode of hit animated sitcom The Simpsons, "Please Cancel After 8 to 10 Seasons", airs.
- 2002 - First sea turtle to choke on Star Wars garbage (Pictured) is honored on opening crawl in Attack of the Clones.
- 2010 - Tunisian kebab vendor Mohamed Bouazizi sets himself on fire after a promotional stunt gone wrong.