World War I: German forces occupy Brussels
Chuchill's speech "Never in the field of human conflict..."
Allies close Falaise Gap
The "Prague Spring" abruptly ended when 200,000 Warsaw Pact troops and 5,000 tanks invaded Czechoslovakia
U.S. Embassy Bombings: The United States military launches cruise missile attacks against alleged Al-Qaeda camps in Afghanistan and a suspected chemical plant in Sudan in retaliation for the August 7 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. The Al-Shifa pharmaceutical factory in Khartoum is destroyed in the attack.
Arab forces led by Khalid bin Walid took contol of Syria and Palestine in the Battle of Yarmuk
Tsar Simeon I of Bulgaria invaded Thrace and drove the Byzantines out.
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