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  • Woodrow Wilson re-elected President of the United States of America. An advocate for democracy and world peace, Wilson’s campaign slogan was “He Has Kept Us Out of War”
  • French soldiers on the Somme capture Ablaincourt and Pressoir, and advance to the outskirts of Gomiecourt
  • British troops progress east of Butte de Warlencourt and repulse a German night attack west of Beaumont Hamel
  • Russian forces on the Eastern Front succeed south of Dorna Vatra in southern Bukovina