The Seljuk Turkish army in Asia Minor is wiped out by the Mongols.
Former followers murder Francisco Pizarro, the Spanish Conqueror of Peru.
The French defeat an Austrian army at the Battle of Fleurus.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition reaches the mouth of the Kansas River after completing a westward trek of nearly 400 river miles.
Julia Gardiner and President John Tyler are married in New York City.
The United States announces it will send troops to fight against the Boxer Rebellion in China.
Russia's nobility demands drastic measures be taken against revolutionaries.
Shah Muhammad Ali's forces squelch the reform elements of Parliament in Persia.
Russian General Aleksei Brusilov renews his offensive against the Germans.
The Germans begin firing their huge 420 mm howitzer, "Big Bertha," at Paris.
After eight years of occupation, American troops leave the Dominican Republic.
A memorial to the first U.S. troops in France is unveiled at St. Nazaire.
The Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter flies for the first time.
The U.N. Charter is signed by 50 nations in San Francisco, California.
The Soviet Union proposes a cease-fire in the Korean War.
A Kuwaiti vote opposes Iraq's annexation plans.
The U.S. Justice Department issues a warrant for Daniel Ellsberg, accusing him of giving away the Pentagon Papers.
Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is convicted of election fraud.
Roy Campanella, legendary catcher for the Negro Leagues and the Los Angeles Dodgers, dies.