The Treaty of Radzin ends a five year war between the Turks and the allied countries of Russia and Poland.
The Boers attack the British in Ladysmith, South Africa, but are turned back.
President Harry S. Truman vows to stand by the Yalta accord on self-determination for the Balkans.
President Dwight Eisenhower proposes stripping convicted Communists of their U.S. citizenship.
President John F. Kennedy attends the unveiling of the Mona Lisa.
Ella T. Grasso becomes Governor of Connecticut, the first female governor in the US who did not come into office by succeeding her husband.
Valeri Polyakov, a Russian cosmonaut leaves earth, bound for the Mir space station; he will spend a record 437 days in space.
US President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act, intended to improve America's educational system.
The largest passenger ship in history, the RMS Queen Mary 2, is christened by Queen Elizabeth II, granddaughter of Queen Mary.