An armistice is reached between the new Bolshevik government and the Central Powers (1917)
The American Federation of Labor adopts a no-strike policy in war industries (1941)
In Jerusalem, Adolph Eichmann is sentenced to death after being found guilty of 15 criminal charges, including charges of crimes against humanity, crimes against the Jewish people and membership of an outlawed organization (1961)
President Jimmy Carter announces that the U.S. will recognize the People's Republic of China and cutoff all relations with Taiwan (1978)
Islamic jihadi terrorists perpetrate a suicide car bombing that destroys the Iraqi embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 61 people, including Iraq's ambassador to Lebanon (1981)
b: George Hardy (1911), Mark Warner (1954); d: Sitting Bull (1890), William Proxmire (2005)
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