1917 – The Norwegian football club Rosenborg BK is founded. The club has won a record 26 league titles, 12 Norwegian Football Cup titles, and has played more UEFA matches than any other Norwegian football team. They also made it to the Champions League group stage 11 times, reaching the quarter-finals in 1996-97. Some of its players also play for the national team of this country.
1934 – Zveno and segments of the Bulgarian Army wage a coup and install Kimon Georgiev as Bulgaria’s new Prime Minister. The coup was not well received by other political parties, but they were unable to oppose it. The new government temporarily repealed the Tarnovo Constitution, dissolved the National Assembly, and banned political parties, revolutionary organizations, and trade unions.
1946 – Michele Placido is born in Ascoli. Placido is an actor and director of Italian cinema. He is best known for his role as Corrado Cattani in the TV series La Piovra. In 2008, in a reversal of roles, he portrayed mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano in the film L’Ultimo Padrino. A distinct role for the American audience is that of an Italian businessman in the 1988 comedy Big Business.
1961 – During Venus, Venus 1 becomes the first man-made object to fly from another planet to Venus (the probe lost contact with Earth a month ago and sent no data). Venus 1 was a 643.5-kilogram probe, consisting of a cylindrical body 1.05 meters in diameter stuck by a cube, at a total height of 2,035 meters.
1986 – A firearms protection law is signed into law by US President Ronald Reagan. This act addressed the abuses noted in the report of the Senate Subcommittee of 1982. Among the reforms aimed at easing restrictions on arms sales were the reopening of interstate arms sales, on a limited basis, the legalization of munitions shipments through the Postal Service. of the USA.
1994 – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, 64, dies. Jacqueline Kennedy was the First Lady of the United States during the presidency of John F. Kennedy and was regarded as an international icon of style and culture. In 1968, she married Greek transport magnate Aristotle Onassis. After Onassis’ death in 1975, she had a career as a book editor in New York.
2007 – Romanian President Traian Basescu survives a guilty referendum and returns to the office. While Romania’s Constitutional Court accepted the vote in parliament the next day, Basescu remained suspended from the presidency until the referendum clarifies the situation. Although not blamed, he is the first president in Romania’s history to be officially suspended.