2/28/14

Henry Luce Dead, Mission Accomplished, Branch Davidians Raided

On this day: February 28
The first Gulf War ends (1991)

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents raid the Branch Davidian Church in Waco, Texas with a warrant to arrest the group's leader David Koresh. Four BATF agents and five Davidians die in the initial raid, starting a 51-day standoff (1993)

President B. Hussein Obama travels to Bethesda, Maryland, for a routine medical examination at the National Naval Medical Center (2010)

b: Paul Krugman (1953); d: Henry Luce (1967), Carlos Keller (1974), Daniel J. Boorstin (2004), Miguel Serrano (2009)

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