History is not created in a day! But, a day can bring many changes in history. Following are five historical events that happened this day and changed the future course of the world.
1. In the year 1568, The Netherlands declared itself independent from Spain and Battle of Heiligerlee started which is commonly regarded as the first battle of the Eighty Years' War.
2. In the year 1951, Chinese and Tibetan representatives signed Seventeen Point Agreement for liberating Tibet from China peacefully.
3. In the year 1984, Bachendri Pal became the first Indian woman and fifth woman in the world to reach on top of Mount Everest.
4. In the year 1949, Federal Republic of Germany better known as West Germany was created and it was reunited with East Germany in the year 1990.
5. In the year 1995, computer programming language Java was formally launched by Sun.