Napoleon Bonaparte and his army invade Russia.
Cuba agrees to become an American protectorate by accepting the Platt Amendment.
Republicans nominate Warren G. Harding for president and Calvin Coolidge for vice president.
President Warren Harding urges every young man to attend military training camp.
Brazil quits the League of Nations in protest over plans to admit Germany.
American bombers strike the oil refineries of Ploesti, Romania for the first time.
Black civil rights leader Medgar Evers is assassinated by a gunman outside his home in Jackson, Mississippi.
At a hearing in front the of a U.S. House of Representatives committee, Air Force General John Lavalle defends his orders on engagement in Vietnam.