Britain repeals the Stamp Act.
British forces evacuate from Boston to Nova Scotia.
Napoleon Bonaparte and his army reach Mediterranean seaport of St. Jean d'Acra, only to find British warships ready to break his siege of the town.
The first postage stamp canceling machine patent is issued.
John Joseph Montgomery makes the first glider flight in Otay, Calif.
Twenty African Americans are killed in the Carrollton Massacre in Mississippi.
The British steamer Utopia sinks off the coast of Gibraltar.
The Camp Fire Girls are founded in Lake Sebago, Maine.
Russia increases the number of active duty military from 460,000 to 1,700,000.
Four Douglas army aircraft leave Los Angeles for an around the world flight.
Mob boss Al Capone is released from jail.
The Nazis begin deporting Jews to the Belsen camp.
The U.S. Eighth Air Force bombs Vienna.
The 14th Dalai Lama flees Tibet and goes to India.
The United States increases military aid and technicians to Laos.
The Soviet Union asks the United States to pull out of South Vietnam.
A U.S. submarine locates a missing H-bomb in the Mediterranean.
The Army charges 14 officers with suppression of facts in the My Lai massacre case.
Twenty are killed in Cambodia when a bomb goes off that was meant for the Cambodian President Lon Nol.
First POWs are released from the "Hanoi Hilton" in Hanoi, North Vietnam.
President Ronald Reagan agrees to a joint study with Canada on acid rain.
White South Africans approve constitutional reforms giving legal equality to blacks.