U.S. troops under Gen. Andrew Jackson inflict a crushing defeat on the Creek Indians at Horshoe Bend in Northern Alabama.
The Mexican army massacres Texan rebels at Goliad.
The Italian inventor G. Marconi achieves the first international radio transmission between England and France.
The London Parliament passes the War Loan Act, which gives 35 million pounds to the Boer War cause.
Some 55,000 people stage a protest against Hitler in New York.
Takeo Yoshikawa arrives in Oahu, Hawaii, to begin spying for Japan on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor.
The British raid the Nazi submarine base at St. Nazaire, France.
Thousands of Jews are murdered in Kaunas, Lithuania. The Gestapo shoots forty Jewish policemen in the Riga, Latvia ghetto.
General Dwight Eisenhower declares that the German defenses on the Western Front have been broken.
Elements of the U.S. Eighth Army reach the 38th parallel in Korea, the original dividing line between the two Koreas.