Greeks enter Troy using the Trojan Horse (1184 B.C.)
A group of young radicals are expelled from the Nicaraguan Socialist Party; they go on to found the Socialist Workers Party (1967)
Student protesters at Columbia University in New York City take over administration buildings and shut down the university (1968)
Conch Republic is established (1982)
President Barack Obama and FLOTUS Michelle are in Asheville, North Carolina for a weekend vacation (2010)
b: Oleg Penkovsky (1919), Bernadette Devlin (1947); d: César Chávez (1993), Boris Yeltsin (2007)
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