In 1758 the Treaty of Easton established the first American Indian reservation, at Indian Mills NJ for the Lenape tribe between British colonial governors and leaders of 13 native American nations. In 1831 Michael Faraday discovered electromagnetic induction, In 1842 Treaty of Nanking signing ended the First Opium War. In 1885 Gottlieb Daimler patented the world’s first internal combustion motorcycle the Reitwagen. And in 1912 a typhoon struck China, killing at least 50,000 people.
Notable people born on this date include English physician and philosopher John Locke(1632), American minister Charles G. Finney (1792) leader of the Second Great Awakening, Charley Parker (1920) saxophonist and composer, John McCain (1936) senator and presidential nominee, and the King of Pop Michael Jackson (1958).
Those who left us on this date include Mormon leader Brigham Young (1877), American journalist and author Lowell Thomas (1981), actors Lee Marvin (1987), Gene Wilder (2018), Ed Asner (2021), and Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman who was born (1915) and died (1982) on the very same date.