Emperor Julian issues an edict banning Christians from teaching in Syria.
Sir Francis Drake claims San Francisco Bay for England.
The British take Bunker Hill outside of Boston, after a costly battle.
Napoleon Bonaparte incorporates Italy into his empire.
On the way to Gettysburg, Union and Confederate forces skirmish at Point of Rocks, Maryland.
George M. Hoover begins selling whiskey in Dodge City, Kansas--a town which had previously been "dry."
The Russian Duma meets in secret session in Petrograd and votes for an immediate Russian offensive against the German Army.
Spain threatens to quit the League of Nations if Germany is allowed to join.
The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill becomes law, placing the highest tariff on imports to the United States.
British authorities in China arrest Indochinese Communist leader Ho Chi Minh.
The U.S. Supreme Court bans the required reading of the Lord's prayer and Bible in public schools.
Five men are arrested for burglarizing Democratic Party headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C.