Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

42 BC – Marcus Junius Brutus, a leading conspirator in the assassination of Julius Caesar, commits suicide after his defeat at the second battle of Philippi (More info)

1850 – The first National Women’s Rights Convention begins in Worcester, Massachusetts (More info)

1946 – The United Nations General Assembly convenes for the first time (More info)

1973 – President Richard M. Nixon agrees to turn over subpoenaed audio tapes of his Oval Office conversations (More info)

1983 – The US Marines barracks in Beirut is hit by a truck bomb, killing 241 military personnel (More info)