For the first time, the Ottoman Empire permanently cedes territory to the Christian powers.
Tennessee enacts the first prohibition law in the United States
Reconstruction Era: Virginia rejoins the Union.
Finnish Civil War: A group of Red Guards hangs a red lantern atop the tower of Helsinki Workers' Hall to symbolically mark the start of the war.
Former Ford Motor Company executive Henry Leland launches the Lincoln Motor Company which he later sold to his former employer.
Spanish Civil War: Catalonia Offensive: Troops loyal to nationalist General Francisco Franco and aided by Italy take Barcelona.
World War II: The first United States forces arrive in Europe landing in Northern Ireland.
John F. Kennedy appoints Janet G. Travell to be the first woman Physician to the President.
Israel and Egypt establish diplomatic relations.