U.N. troops led by General Matthew Ridgeway begin an assault against Chinese forces in Korea (1951)
The U.S. attacks San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua (1984)
Iran and the U.K. break diplomatic relations after a row over Salman Rushdie and his controversial novel (1989)
b: Henry Hyndman (1842), Reinhard Heydrich (1904), Michael Eisner (1942); d: Alice B. Toklas (1967), Wright Patman (1976), Jacob Javits (1986)
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