1907- First building for displaying movies inaugurated in Central Hall in Lancashire, Britain.
1958- Egypt and Syria form United Arab Republic (UAR).
1963- Three hundred people killed in an earthquake hit Libya.
2009- A blast in al-Hussein neighborhood in Cairo leads to the death of a French tourist and the injury of 10 people.
1857- German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz .
1992- Syrian heritage checker Ahmad Rateb al-Naffakh .