TWA Flight 800, Kay Graham, Campaign for Commucare

On this day: July 17
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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