- 2,500+ killed in London/SE England by German flying bombs
Bretton Woods Conference starts, dominated by Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes and leads to establishment of the IMF and the World Bank
- Graf (Count) Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to colonel
- US headquarter moves to Colombières Normandy
- Von Rundstedt against Keitel: "Sign peace, idiots!"
- Carl Mayer, actor (Dreaming Lips, Ariane, Sunrise), dies at 49