Supporters of Marie de Medici, the queen mother, who has been exiled to Blois, are defeated by the king's troops at Ponts de Ce, France.
The Treaty of Paris ends the French-Indian War. France gives up all her territories in the New World except New Orleans and a few scattered islands.
Napoleon Bonaparte leaves Cairo, Egypt, for Syria, at the head of 13,000 men.
Napoleon personally directs lightning strikes against enemy columns advancing toward Paris, beginning with a victory over the Russians at Champaubert.
Led by religious leader Brigham Young, the first Mormons begin a long westward exodus from Nauvoo, Il., to Utah.
President Wilson blasts the British for using the U.S. flag on merchant ships to deceive the Germans.
The Metropolitan Museum announces the first major theft in its 110-year history, $150,000 Greek marble head.