On this day:

1908 Bal Gangadhar Tilak arrested for sedition by the British for Muzzafarpur bombing

1962 Algeria gains its independence from France

2013 Coup in Egypt to force out President Mhd. Morsi

Born on this day:

1883 Franz Kafka, Czech/German writer

1971 Julian Assange, Australian journalist, activist, founder of WikiLeaks