English King George II defeats the French at Dettingen, Bavaria.
Prudence Crandall, a white woman, is arrested for conducting an academy for black women in Canterbury, Conn.
The yen becomes the new form of currency in Japan.
The crew of the Russian battleship Potemkin mutinies.
Two German pilots are saved by parachutes for the first time.
Yugoslav Premier Nikola Pachitch is wounded by Serb attackers in Belgrade.
Democrats offer Mrs. Leroy Springs the vice presidential nomination, the first woman considered for the job.
The U.S. Marines adopt the English bulldog as their mascot.
Scientists at Bell Laboratories in New York reveal a system for transmitting television pictures.
The Allied convoy PQ-17 leaves Iceland for Murmansk and Archangel.
Allied forces capture the port city of Cherbourg, France.
The UN Security Council calls on members for troops to aid South Korea.
Henry Cabot Lodge is appointed U.S. ambassador to South Vietnam.
The U.S. House of Representatives votes to limit the use of combat troops in Nicaragua.