Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg disappears in Hungary while in Soviet custody (1945)
The German Socialist Workers Party (Nazis) begin the evacuation of the Auschwitz concentration camp as Soviet forces close in (1945)
President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers a televised farewell address to the nation three days before leaving office, in which he warns against the accumulation of power by the "military-industrial complex" (1961)
Paula Jones accuses President Bill Clinton of sexual harassment (1998)
President B. Hussein Obama travels to Boston, MA to campaign for Martha Coakley in the Senate special election to fill the Teddy Kennedy Seat (2010)
b: Muhammad Ali (1942), Michelle Obama (1964); d: Patrice Lumumba (1961), Barbara Jordan (1996), Zhao Ziyang (2005)
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