Today’s Significant Events
1675 – Gottfried Leibniz demonstrated integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = f(x) function.
1745 – Bonnie Prince Charlie’s army enters England
1918 – Armistice signed by the Allies and Germany comes into effect, WW I hostilities end at 11.00 am
1975 – Australian PM Gough Whitlam removed from office by Governor General Sir John Kerr (1st elected PM removed in 200 yrs)
1992 – The Church of England approves the ordination of female priests
2004 – The death of Yasser Arafat is confirmed by the Palestine Liberation Organization, of unidentified causes. Mahmoud Abbas is elected chairman of the PLO minutes later.