Christian Crusaders march around Jerusalem as Muslims watch from within the city.
Peter the Great defeats Charles XII at Poltava, in the Ukraine, effectively ending the Swedish empire.
Britain breaks off diplomatic relations with France as their disputes in the New World intensify.
The British attack on Fort Carillon at Ticonderoga, New York, is foiled by the French.
With Napoleon defeated, Louis XVIII returns to Paris.
The truce at Villafranca Austria cedes Lombardy to France.
Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston retreats into Atlanta to prevent being flanked by Union General William T. Sherman.
Ernest Hemingway is wounded in Italy while working as an ambulance driver for the American Red Cross.
American B-24 bombers strike Japanese-held Wake Island for the first time.