Facts, facts and more facts
First skyscraper built in Chicago (ten stories).
President Sadat of Egypt is assassinated.
The Times is created and published for the first time in London.
Iran-Iraq war begins.
Iran-Iraq war ends.
Motor cycle invented by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach.
A truce is formed between Saladin and Baldwin IV.
Great alter of Zeus and Athena built in Pergamon.
Camcorder invented by Sony.
First Mithridatic War begins between Rome and the Kingdom of Pontus.
Photophone invented by Alexander Graham Bell.
Pendulum invented by Galileo Galilei.