1801 – British army occupies the capital of Egypt, Cairo.
1943 – Taif agreement signed to end war between Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
1967 – install the first ATM in the world in London.
1995 – Crown Prince of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani seized power over the state by a coup against his father.
2012 – 3 journalists and 4 guards killed in terrorist attack on Syrian al-Ikhbariya TV channel.
B. Mousa/ H. Said