On the death of Jovian, a conference at Nicaea chooses Valentinan, an army officer who was born in the central European region of Pannania, to succeed him in Asia Minor.
Napoleon and 1,200 of his men leave Elba to start the 100-day re-conquest of France.
General Henri Philippe Petain takes command of the French forces at Verdun.
President Wilson publicly asks congress for the power to arm merchant ships.
U.S. steel industry finds claims an eight-hour day increases efficiency and employee relations.
The 22nd Amendment is added to the Constitution limiting the Presidency to two terms.
Lyndon B. Johnson signs a tax bill with $11.5 billion in cuts.
Norman Butler is arrested for the murder of Malcom X.
Thirty-two African nations agree to boycott the Olympics because of the presence of South Africa.
A publisher and 10 reporters are subpoenaed to testify on Watergate.
Daniel Ortega, communist president of Nicaragua, suffers a shocking election defeat at the hands of Violeta Chamorro.
A bomb rocks the World Trade Center in New York City. Five people are killed and hundreds suffer from smoke inhalation.