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

42 B.C.: 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 U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut is hit by a truck bomb, killing 241 military personnel (more info)