The Soviet Union forces south of Berlin at Zossen attack the German High Command headquarters (1945)
President of South Vietnam Nguyễn Văn Thiệu flees Saigon, as Xuân Lộc, the last South Vietnamese outpost blocking a direct North Vietnamese assault on Saigon, falls (1975)
Five suicide car bombers target police stations in and around Basra, killing 74 people and wounding 160 (2004)
President Barack Obama signs the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act into law (2009)
b: Max Weber (1864); d: John Maynard Keynes (1946), Sepp Dietrich (1966)
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