Peter is the sole ruler of Russia.
Remote control invented by Nikola Tesla.
Crusaders take Jerusalem.
Scottish knight, Sir William Wallace, defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Vaccination invented by Edward Jenner.
Hong Kong is returned to China from the UK.
Free elections in South Africa, Nelson Mandela is elected President.
Zipper invented by Whitcomb L. Judson.
Thermometer invented by Galileo Galilei.
Humphrey Davy discovers nitrous oxide (laughing gas).
World Wide Web invented by Tim Berners-Lee.
Bill Clinton is elected as the 42nd President of the United States.