What does the word event mean?

Usage examples for event

  1. The First Consul regarded this little event as one of the favours of fortune. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. The event had wrought in the boy a great change. – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole
  3. Another event occurred this year of which mention should be made in this connection. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller