Five of the "The Magnificent Eleven" photos taken by Robert Capa during the D-Day landings at Omaha Beach, Normandy first published in "Life Magazine"
- French troops free Elba
- Heavy air raid on US fleet at Guam "Turkey Shoot"
- Japanese troops conquer Changsha China
- World War II: First day of the 2 day Battle of the Philippine Sea, US naval forces defeat Japanese fleet
- Chico Buarque, Brazilian musician
- Bill Bradley, cricketer (bowled for England in two Tests 1899), dies
- Han Yong-woon, Korean Buddhist reformer and poet, at 65