Marcus Antonius is defeated by Octavian near Modena, Italy.
William III and Mary II are crowned joint king and queen of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington.
The Spanish-American War begins.
German fighter ace Baron von Richthofen, "The Red Baron," is shot down and killed.
Pfc. Milton Lee Olive is awarded the Medal of Honor, posthumously, for bravery during the Vietnam War.