Attila the Hun invades Italy.
Muhammad, the founder of Islam and unifier of Arabia, dies.
King Edward VII of England visits Czar Nicholas II of Russia in an effort to improve relations between the two countries.
William Jennings Bryan quits as Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson.
President Lyndon Johnson authorizes commanders in Vietnam to commit U.S. ground forces to combat.
Gemini astronaut Gene Cernan attempts to become the first man to orbit the Earth untethered to a space capsule, but is unable to when he exhausts himself fitting into his rocket pack.
Israeli airplanes attack the USS Liberty, a surveillance ship, in the Mediterranean, killing 34 Navy crewmen.
James Earl Ray, the alleged assassin of Martin Luther King, Jr., is captured at the London Airport.
President Richard Nixon meets with President Thieu of South Vietnam to tell him 25,000 U.S. troops will pull out by August.