The Treaty of Utrecht is signed, ending the War of Spanish Succession. France cedes Maritime provinces to Britain.
After receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on 13 March, Congress proclaims a formal end to hostilities with Great Britain.
Detachment 101 of the OSS--a guerrilla force--is activated in Burma.
After two frustrating days of being repulsed and absorbing tremendous casualties, the Red Army finally takes the Seelow Heights north of Berlin.
Folk singer Bob Dylan performs in New York City for the first time, opening for John Lee Hooker.
The Judiciary committee subpoenas President Richard Nixon to produce tapes for impeachment inquiry.
President Ronald Reagan returns to the White House from hospital after recovery from an assassination attempt.