The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “1135 – Coronation of King Stephen of England” and the most recent is “2006 – An oil pipeline in Lagos, Nigeria explodes, killing at least 260.”
A couple other things that also took place on this day are:
1968 – Led Zepplin begins their first tour of the US, opening up for Vanilla Fudge and Spirit.
1973 – The Exorcist is released to theaters.
Happy birthday to Lars Ulrich and Caroll Spinney.