George, the Duke of Clarence, who had opposed his brother Edward IV, is murdered in the Tower of London.
Quakers in Germantown, Pa. adopt the first formal antislavery resolution in America.
Czar Alexander enters Warsaw at the head of his Army.
Victor Emmanuel II becomes the first King of Italy.
Union troops force the Confederates to abandon Fort Anderson, N.C.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, is published in New York.
600,000 tons of grain are sent to Russia to relieve the famine there.
Vuillemin and Chalus complete their first flight over the Sahara Desert.
Manchurian independence is formally declared.
Rome reports sending troops to Italian Somalia.
The Golden Gate Exposition opens in San Francisco.
German General Erwin Rommel takes three towns in Tunisia, North Africa.
The U.S. Army and Marines invade Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific.
U.S. Marines storm ashore at Iwo Jima.
East and West Berlin drop thousands of propaganda leaflets on each other after the end of a month long truce.
Robert F. Kennedy says that U.S. troops will stay in Vietnam until Communism is defeated.
The United States cuts military aid to five nations in reprisal for having trade relations with Cuba.
The National Art Gallery in Washington agrees to buy a Da Vinci for a record $5 million.
Three U.S. pilots that were held by the Vietnamese arrive in Washington.
The California Supreme Court voids the death penalty.
Randolph Hearst is to give $2 million in free food for the poor in order to open talks for his daughter Patty.
Mexico devalues the peso by 30 percent to fight an economic slide.