https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/benedict-arnold-commits-treason Benedict Arnold commits treason-1780. Monarchy abolished in France-1792. The great Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies in Washington-1904. The Great New England Hurricane-1938. Mao Zedong outlines the new Chinese government-1949. FDR urges repel of Neutrality Act embargo provisions-1939. B-29 takes flight-1942. NATIONAL CHAI DAY!! NATIONAL PECAN COOKIE DAY!! NATIONAL NEW YORK DAY!!