Confederate forces overwhelm a Union garrison at the Battle of Brashear City in Louisiana.
Confederate General Stand Watie surrenders his army at Fort Towson, in the Oklahoma Territory.
Former general and president Ulysses S. Grant dies at the age of 63.
In one of the largest air strikes of the war, the U.S. Fifteenth Air Force sends 761 bombers against the oil refineries at Ploiesti, Romania.
Soviet U.N. delegate Jacob Malik proposes cease-fire discussions in the Korean War.
The U.S. Air Force bombs power plants on the Yalu River, Korea.
Civil Rights marchers in Mississippi are dispersed by tear gas.