The first cannon is shot from the U.S. on the Lorraine, France, front at Beaumont during the Great War. It was the first major offensive in Europe for the American Expeditionary Forces.
Adolf Hitler addresses members of the Hitler Youth Movement at Nuremberg. Behind the Fuhrer are Baldur Von Schirach , leader of the Hitler Youth, and Rudolf Hess, Hitler's deputy.
Four teenagers accidentally find the 15,000-17,000 year old Lascaux cave paintings after they follow their dog into a narrow cavern.
Mussolini is rescued by German paratroopers from the Campo Imperatore Hotel, where he was held prisoner. Hitler had personally ordered this daring operation.
The Second Quebec Conference opens with President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in attendance.
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