The last invasion of Britain takes place when some 1,400 Frenchmen land at Fishguard in Wales.
Nathan Bedford Forrest's brother, Jeffrey, is killed at Okolona, Mississippi.
Federal troops capture Wilmington, N.C.
Frank Winfield Woolworth's 'nothing over five cents' shop opens at Utica, New York. It is the first chain store.
A fistfight breaks out in the Senate. Senator Benjamin Tillman suffers a bloody nose for accusing Senator John McLaurin of bias on the Philippine tariff issue.
The Great White Fleet returns to Norfolk, Virginia, from an around-the-world show of naval power.
The American Relief Administration appeals to the public to pressure Congress to aid starving European cities.
Pope Pius rejects Mussolini's offer of aid to the Vatican.
Adolf Hitler is the Nazi Party candidate for the presidential elections in Germany.
All plane flights over the White House are barred because they are disturbing President Roosevelt's sleep.
President Franklin Roosevelt orders Gen. Douglas MacArthur to leave the Philippines.
French forces evacuate Hoa Binh in Indochina.
Moscow warns the U.S. that an attack on Cuba would mean war.
Britain and the U.S. send warships to the Persian Gulf following an Iranian offensive against Iraq.