TODAY IN HISTORY
Mary Tudor, the 18-year-old sister of Henry VIII, became Queen consort of France upon her marriage to 52-year-old King Louis XII, who died less than three months later.
A group of Spanish missionaries settled in present-day San Francisco.
The Belgian city of Antwerp fell to German forces during World War I.
The first generator at Boulder (later Hoover) Dam began transmitting electricity to Los Angeles.
Pope Pius XII died at age 82, ending a 19-year papacy. (He was succeeded by Pope John XXIII.)
The hijackers of the Achille Lauro cruise liner surrendered two days after seizing the vessel in the Mediterranean. (Passenger Leon Klinghoffer was killed by the hijackers during the standoff.)