A truce is formed between Saladin and Baldwin IV.
The idea that the universe began in a Big Bang is developed by Abbe George Lemaitre.
The Vietnam War ends.
Cape Town is founded by Dutch.
Camcorder invented by Sony.
The Rights of Man, written by Thomas Paine is published.
Movable type printing press invented by Bi Sheng.
Steam engine invented by James Watt.
Dynamite invented by Alfred Nobel.