Threatened by the advancing French army, the Austrian army retreats across the River Sesia in Italy.
Union General John Sedgwick is shot and killed by a Confederate sharpshooter during fighting at Spotsylvania. His last words are: "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist--"
The German submarine U-110 is captured at sea along with its Enigma machine by the Royal Navy.
The House Judiciary Committee begins formal hearings on Nixon impeachment.