The Chinese Communist Party forces take over Tianjin from the Nationalist Government (1949)
Ilse Koch, "The Bitch of Buchenwald", wife of the commandant of the Buchenwald concentration camp, is sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in West Germany (1951)
Muammar al-Qaddafi is proclaimed premier of Libya (1970)
b: Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), Vince Foster (1945), John Podesta (1948); d: Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Awad Hamed al-Bandar (2007)
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