Central system of Israel’s underground water supply was dedicated in Northern Negev, 1951.
First (Jewish) Soviet citizen to be issued an immigrant visa to Israel, 1951.
Panama and Costa Rica (whose embassy is one of the two in Jerusalem) recognized Israel, 1948.
King Louis IX of France decreed that all Jews must wear the distinctive yellow badge, 1269.
Mass killings of Jews at Auschwitz began, 1942.