The Gestapo is established (1933)
A reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine) creating the world's worst nuclear disaster (1986)
Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending a 29-year military domination (2005)
b: Rudolf Hess (1894), Filiberto Ojeda Ríos (1933); d: John Wilkes Booth (1865)
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