Events (700 years ago today): 1314 - King Håkon V Magnusson moves the capital of Norway from Bergen to Oslo.

Events (150 years ago today): 1864 - During the American Civil War, Union forces led by General William T. Sherman launch an assault on Atlanta, Georgia.

Births (100 years ago today): 1914 - Richard Basehart, American actor (d. 1984)

Births (50 years ago today): 1964 - Ramón Arellano Félix, Mexican drug trafficker (d. 2002)

Deaths (200 years ago today): 1814 - Arthur Phillip, English admiral and politician, 1st Governor of New South Wales (b. 1738)

Commemorations:
Kyrgyzstan National Day
Malaysia National Day
Trinidad And Tobago National Day

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