|Salaadin first sultan of Egypt and Syria defeated Guy of Lusignan the king of Jerusalem in the batlle of Hattim.Well most of us know about this event because of the movie Kingdom of Heaven with Orlando Bloom but beside that this was pretty significant event. It was a big blow to crusaders and their effort to maintain the kingdom and they newer managed to recover fully
The amended Declaration of Independence, prepared by Thomas Jefferson, is approved and signed by John Hancock–President of the Continental Congress–and Charles Thomson, Congress secretary. The state of New York abstains from signing.
This is significant day in history because it was the day of creation of USA as we know it today, that did not happened immediately of course it was a long struggle but eventually USA became the ultimate power in the world.