German bombs damage Buckingham Palace (1940)
Nikita Khrushchev appointed secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1953)
Albania leaves the Warsaw Pact (1968)
b: Corneliu Zelea Codreanu (1899), Bettina Aptheker (1944); b: Stefano Delle Chiaie (1936); d: Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach (1872), George Hardy (1990), Ann Richards (2006)
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