Steam engine invented by James Watt.
The Battle of Carrhae, between Parthian and Roman empires.
Disciple (apostle) Paul begins his missionary works.
The Government of the Thirty Tyrants begins in Athens.
The first public broadcasting station is opened in Britain.
Construction is completed on The Great Wall of China.
Maximinus Thrax becomes the new Emperor of Rome.
WWII ends when Japan surrenders.
Newton, Principia: Newton’s physics formed the foundation of modern science.
Peter the Great founds St Petersburg.
The Roman Pantheon is built in Rome.
Hammurabi begins his rule as king.