Rome is sacked by the Vandal army.
Napoleon defeats the Prussians at the Battle of Ligny.
Abraham Lincoln, in accepting the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Illinois, declares that, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."
President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal legislation is passed by the House of Representatives.
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl is published in the United States.
The U.S. House of Representatives votes to extend Selective Service until 1959.
An El Greco sketch, "The Immaculate Conception," stolen in Spain 35 years earlier, is recovered in New York City by the FBI.