1841–The first Canadian parliament opened in Kingston.
1919–The US Congress passed the 19th amendment granting suffrage to American women.
1936–G.K. Chesterton (b.1874), English poet-essayist, died at his home in Beaconsfield, England.
1940–German troops occupied Paris and Marshal Philippe Petain became the head of the French government and sued for peace.
What stood out to you–KSH?