Japanese imperialists created the Lugouqiao incident. Chinese army put up stiff resistance, marking the start of a nationwide War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression.
The Japanese army announced the blockade of Hong Kong.
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China made the decision to organize an International United Front against Fascism.
United States Army Air Forces bombers launched the first air raids on the Japanese home island of Kyushu from bases in China.
"China Defense League" was founded in Hong Kong with Song Qingling as its chairman.
The 7th National Congress of the Communist Party of China was successfully concluded.
A Delegation of Chinese and Foreign Journalists visits Yan'an
China Expeditionary Force launched Battle of Songshan Mount
Tan Kah Kee headed a group of overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia and arrived in Yan'an for a mainland visit.
Mao Zedong's Speech At the Yan'an Conference on Literature and Art
The United China Relief initiated a "China Week" campaign together with famous people from both China and the US, aiming to raise 5 million US dollars for wounded soldiers, refugees, women and children in China.