London stops burning, the First Continental Congress meets, terrorists target Israeli Olympians in Munich, and Mother Teresa passes away, all on this day.
1942: Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay on the eastern tip of New Guinea, representing the first Japanese defeat in the Pacific campaign of World War II.
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