Race riots begin in Watts area of Los Angeles (1965)
The last U.S. ground combat unit departs South Vietnam (1972)
Al-Qaeda formed (1988)
Jemaah Islamiyah leader Riduan Isamuddin, better known as Hambali, is arrested in Bangkok, Thailand (2003)
President B. Hussein Obama stages a union rally in Portsmouth, NH to promote Obamacare, his federal takeover of the health insurance industry (2009)
b: Konstantin Rodzaevsky (1907), Edwin D. Hill (1937), Pervez Musharraf (1943); d: Santo Trafficante, Sr. (1954), Eunice Kennedy Shriver (2009)
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