2/28/13

Henry Luce, Mission Accomplished, David Koresh

On this day: February 28
The first Gulf War ends (1991)

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents raid the Branch Davidian Church in Waco, Texas with a warrant to arrest the group's leader David Koresh. Four BATF agents and five Davidians die in the initial raid, starting a 51-day standoff (1993)

b: Ben Hecht (1894); d: Henry Luce (1967), Carlos Keller (1974), Daniel J. Boorstin (2004), Miguel Serrano (2009)


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