Henry VIII is excommunicated from the Catholic Church by Pope Clement VII.
The French are defeated at Oudenarde, Malplaquet, in the Netherlands by the Duke of Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy.
An Anglo-Turkish armada bombards Napoleon Bonaparte's troops in Alexandria to no avail.
In the RAF's longest bombing raid of World War II, 44 British Lancaster bombers attack the Polish port of Danzig.
American forces break the 95-day siege at An Loc in Vietnam.
Archaeologists unearth an army of 8,000 life-size clay figures created more than 2,000 years ago for the Emperor Qin Shi Huang.