12/31/11

Mugabe, USSR Fail, Panama Canal

On this day: December 31
Robert Mugabe assumes office as President of Zimbabwe (1987)

The Soviet Union is officially dissolved (1991)

Boris Yeltsin resigns as President of Russia, leaving Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as acting President (1999)

The U.S. hands Panama Canal over to Panama (1999)

d: Joseph Yablonski (1969), Michael Kennedy (1997)


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