The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed.
Battle of Alcantara. Spain defeats Portugal.
Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, started on August 13, ends. The Red Army is defeated.
Battle of Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea
GOTHIC LINE, effective dates for battle honour begin (to 2 Sept 44)
The Allies liberate Paris
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