524 - Battle of Vezerone:Burgundy triumphs over the French. 1749 - Halifax Nova Scotia founded. 1788 - New Hampshire ratifies the Constitution and is thus admitted as the 9th state in the United States. 1859 - Franco-Austrian War: Battle of Solférino is fought. Witnessed by Henri Dunant, the results were the Geneva Conventions and the Red Cross. 1898 - Guam becomes a U.S. Territory. 1940 - World War II: France surrenders to Germany. 1942 - World War II: A Japanese submarine surfaces near the Columbia River in Oregon, firing 17 shells at nearby Fort Stevens in one of only a handful of attacks by the Japanese against USA mainland. 1945 - World War II: Battle of Okinawa ends. 1982 - John Hinckley is found not guilty by reason of insanity for the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. 1989 - The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Texas v. Johnson that flag burning is protected speech under the United States Constitution.