In 1504, Michelangelo’s statue of David was erected in Florence.
In 1765, one-quarter of Montreal was destroyed by fire.
In 1785, Saint John, N.B., became the first incorporated city in Canada.
In 1846, the city of Kingston, Ont., was incorporated.
In 1951, the United Nations left its temporary headquarters in Lake Success, New York, for its permanent home in Manhattan.