World Television Day
The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan is attacked by terrorists and set ablaze, killing four (1979)
U.S. Navy intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard is arrested for spying after being caught giving Israel classified information on Arab nations; he is subsequently sentenced to life in prison (1985)
Anti-Syrian Lebanese Minister and MP Pierre Gemayel is assassinated in suburban Beirut (2006)
b: Alexander Berkman (1870), Mollie Steimer (1897), Richard Durbin (1944) d: William Green (1952), Hugh Sidey (2005)
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