The Tule River War ends.
The last land battle of the Civil war occurs at Palmito Ranch, Texas. It is a Confederate victory.
In the Battle of Batoche, French Canadians rebel against the Canadian government.
The Airship Norge becomes the first vessel to fly over the North Pole.
Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio by "Bill W.," a stockbroker, and "Dr. Bob S.," a heart surgeon.
The Soviet Army launches its first major offensive of the war, taking Kharkov in the eastern Ukraine.
The U.S. merchant ship Mayaguez is seized by Cambodian forces.