1389: Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe
1519: King Carlos I elected Holy Roman Catholic Emperor Charles V
1838: Coronation of Queen Victoria in Westminster Abbey, London
1919: Treaty of Versailles, ending WWI and establishing the League of Nations, is signed in France
2021: Tigray Defense Forces retake Tigray’s regional capital of Mekelle in Ethiopia’s Tigray War. The Ethiopian government declares a unilateral ceasefire to save face but neither side sticks to it.