Henry IV signs Treaty of Vervins, ending Spain's interference in France.
Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle ends the War of Devolution in France.
France and Spain agree to donate arms to American rebels fighting the British.
A mutiny in the British navy spreads from Spithead to the rest of the fleet.
The black General Toussaint Louverture forces British troops to agree to evacuate the port of Santo Domingo.
The citizens of Madrid rise up against Napoleon.
Napoleon defeats a Russian and Prussian army at Grossgorschen.
King Leopold II of Belgium establishes the Congo Free State.
The Territory of Oklahoma is created.
The first U.S. air passenger service starts.
Hostilities break out between British forces in Iraq and that country's pro-German faction.
Admiral Chester J. Nimitz, convinced that the Japanese will attack Midway Island, visits the island to review its readiness.
Russian forces take Berlin after 12 days of fierce house-to-house fighting.
Prisoners revolt at California's Alcatraz prison.
The U.S. Army attacks Nhi Ha in South Vietnam and begins a fourteen-day battle to wrestle it away from Vietnamese Communists.
Student anti-war protesters at Ohio's Kent State University burn down the campus ROTC building. The National Guard takes control of campus.