Great Turkish War begins.
Buddha dies in India.
Canute IV of Denmark is assassinated.
The US Space Shuttle, Challenger, blows up after launch killing all 7 astronauts.
Peter the Great is born.
William Herschel discovers the planet Uranus.
Diocletian becomes Emperor of Rome.
Issac Newton publishes his laws of motion and gravity.
Hertz produces radio waves.
Eiffel Tower is built.
King Henry IV’s troops storm Rome.