The British Parliament passes a second Navigation Act, requiring all goods bound for the colonies be sent in British ships from British ports.
The Scottish Jacobites experience a victory over government-supporting clans at the Battle of Killiecrankie.
The Marquis of Lafayette arrives in New England to help fight the British.
Orville Wright sets a world record for staying aloft in an airplane--one hour, 12 minutes and 40 seconds.
President Lyndon Johnson sends an additional 5,000 advisers to South Vietnam.
Israeli guns and aircraft pound southern Lebanon in reprisal for rocket attacks by Hezbollah guerrillas.
The largest air show disaster in history occurs when a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter crashes during an air show at Lviv, Ukraine, killing 85 and injuring more than 100 others.