Battle of Ayacucho - Peru defeats Spain
The Army of the Republic of Texas captures San Antonio
Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War created by the U.S. Congress
Second Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Nanjing begins.
World War II: British Army attacks Italian forces in North Africa.
China and Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea declares war on Germany, and Italy.
British Eigth Army suspends offensive in Italy
American General George S. Patton is injured in an automobile crash in occupied Germany. He dies twelve days later.
The Trials of War Criminals before the Nuremberg Military Tribunals began with the Doctors' Trial, the trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity began for medical researchers involved in the horrors of Nazi human experimentation.
Adolf Eichmann found guilty of war crimes in Israel.
US Marines land in Somalia
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