The Holocaust: German forces liquidate the Jewish ghetto in Kraków.
HMS Duchess sinks after a collision with HMS Barham off the coast of Scotland with the loss of 124 men.
In Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S. Postal employee Patrick Sherrill guns down 14 of his co-workers and then commits suicide.
The first complete English-language Bible (the Coverdale Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Myles Coverdale.
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