Martinique, a major French base in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, surrenders to the British.
The United States and Great Britain sign the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty, giving the United States the right to build a canal in Nicaragua but not to fortify it.
U.S. Congress nullifies President Woordrow Wilson's veto of the Immigration Act; literacy tests are required.
American and French troops destroy German forces in the Colmar Pocket in France.
The Soviet Union and Great Britain reject terms for an American trusteeship over Japanese Pacific Isles.
U.S. troops divide Viet Cong at Hue while the Saigon government claims they will arm loyal citizens.
It is reported that the United States has agreed to sell 42 F-4 Phantom jets to Israel.