Scottish leader and national hero, William Wallace, was executed in London.
Japan declared war on Germany in World War I.
Silent film star Rudolph Valentino died in New York at age 31.
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed for the murders of two men during a 1920 robbery, despite worldwide protests.
Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed a non-aggression treaty.
1754–93, king of France (1774–92).
Edgar Lee Masters