An Armed Forces rebellion against the recently-elected leftist Popular Front government starts the Spanish Civil War (1936)
Nicaraguan president General Anastasio Somoza Debayle resigns and flees to Miami (1979)
TWA Flight 800: Off the coast of Long Island, New York, a Paris-bound TWA Boeing 747 is exploded by terrorists, killing all 230 on board; FBI blames Boeing (1996)
President B. Hussein Obama gives a big speech concerning the Progressive government-run health insurance scheme known as Obamacare (2009)
d: Ernst Busch (1945), Katherine Graham (2001)
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