The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the Second Boer War and ensures British control of South Africa (1902)
The Soviet Union signs an agreement with the Peking government, referring to Outer Mongolia as an "integral part of the Republic of China" whose "sovereignty" therein the Soviet Union promises to respect (1924)
A group of six members of the guerrilla group Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) of Peru, shot dead eight transsexuals, in the city of Tarapoto (1989)
b: Graham Wallas (1858), Alois Hudal (1885), Gregor Strasser (1892); d: Walther Funk (1960), Adolf Eichmann (1962), W.A. 'Tony' Boyle (1985), George Tiller (2009)
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