Central Sector: 3rd BRF and supporting tank army, begin crossing river Berezina. Field Marshal Busch dismissed from Army Group Centre; Field Marshal Model, commander of Army Group North Ukraine, to command both Groups.
Normandy: British 2nd Army crosses river Odon, southwest of Caen.
France: Philippe Henriot, Vichy Minister of Information and Propaganda, shot dead by the Resistance.
USA: Republican convention nominates Dewey for president.