Britain: FIRST V-1s LAUNCHED AGAINST LONDON from Pas de Calais; only 4 of 10 reach fringe of target area – Gravesend, Cuckfield, Bethnal Green (where 6 killed, 9 injured) and Sevenoaks.
Britain: German cross-Channel guns hit Maidstone, Kent at record range of 81 km.
Sweden: Experimental V-2 crashes in Sweden. British Government purchases wreckage in exchange for radar equipment and flies it to Farnborough (July 31).
Pacific: 7 US battleships bombard Saipan (Mariana Islands).