Adolf Hitler announces extermination of the Jews at a meeting in the Reich Chancellery (1941)
Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first President of the Republic of Kenya (1964)
Russian Federation gains independence from the USSR (1991)
b: Henry Wells (1805), William N. Doak (1882), Ed Koch (1924); d: Lawton Chiles (1998), Mo Udall (1998), Keiko (2003)
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