The British-Zulu War begins. British troops -- under Lieutenant General Frederic Augustus -- invade Zululand from the southern African republic of Natal.
U.S. coal talks break down, leaving both sides bitter as the strike drags on into its fifth month.
U.S. Secretary of State Kellogg claims that Mexican rebel Plutarco Calles is aiding communist plot in Nicaragua.
Oliver Wendell Holmes retires from the Supreme Court at age 90.
Soviet forces raise the siege of Leningrad.
The Viet Minh cut the supply lines to the French forces in Hoa Binh, Vietnam.
The Khmer Rouge launches its newest assault in its five-year war in Phnom Penh. The war in Cambodia would go on until the spring of 1975.
The U.S. Congress gives the green light to military action against Iraq in the Persian Gulf Crisis.