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- 1772 – David Ricardo, British Economist, was born.
- 1775 – British soldiers attempting to confiscate arms in Concord, Massachusetts were defeated by militia.
- 1861 – In the first bloodshed of the American Civil War, a brawl broke out between militia from Massachusetts and Confederate sympathizers in Baltimore.
- 1943 – German troops invaded the Warsaw Ghetto, but Jewish insurgents held them off for nearly a month.