British troops invade Washington, D.C. and burn down the White House and several other buildings.
German troops capture Namur.
VC won by A/Cpl Filip Konowal, 47th Battalion, CEF (formerly 77th Battalion, CEF), Hill 70, France
Turkey and Persia sign a friendship treaty.
France and the Soviet Union sign a neutrality treaty.
All leave cancelled for war
The Battle of the East Solomon Islands. Japanese aircraft carrier RYUHO is sunk
French and Allied troops commence the liberation of Paris.
Formation of NATO
The North Atlantic Treaty goes into effect. NATO is created.
France explodes its first hydrogen bomb, thus becoming the world's fifth nuclear power.
Ukraine declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.
The Visigoths under Alaric sack Rome for three days.
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