Henry VIII of England marries his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. The marriage will last six months.
The Governor of Maryland, Thomas Hicks, announces his opposition to the state's possible secession from the Union.
Union leaders ask President William H. Taft to investigate U.S. Steel's practices.
Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States, dies at the age of 60 in his home at Sagamore Hill, New York.
Ho Chi Minh wins in the Vietnamese elections.
Over 16,000 U.S. and 14,000 Vietnamese troops start their biggest attack on the Iron Triangle, northwest of Saigon.
In one of the closest Presidential elections in U.S. history, George W. Bush was finally declared the winner of the bitterly contested 2000 Presidential elections more than five weeks after the election due to the disputed Florida ballots.
Former Ku Klux Klan organizer Edgar Ray Killen is arrested as a suspect in the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Mississippi.