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- 1873 – Establishment of "Satyashodhak Samaj" at Pune, Maharashtra, India by Mahatma Jyotirao Phule.
- 1942 – World War II: The Matanikau action on Guadalcanal begins U.S. Marines attack Japanese units along the Matanikau River.
- 1845 – The Knickerbockers Baseball Club, the first baseball team to play under the modern rules, is founded in New York.
- 1803 – Second Anglo-Maratha War: Battle of Assaye between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in India.
- 1950 – Korean War: The Battle of Hill 282 the first US friendly-fire incident on British military personnel since World War II occurred.
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