Lieutenant William Calley is convicted of premeditated murder in the so-called "My Lai massacre" and sentenced to life in prison (1971)
A Los Angeles, California jury recommends the death penalty for Charles Manson and three female followers (1971)
The last U.S. combat soldiers leave South Vietnam (1973)
Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO as full members (2004)
b: Eugene McCarthy (1916), Lavrentiy Beria (1899); d: László Baky (1946), László Endre (1946), Anna Louise Strong (1970), Lee Atwater (1991), Ayat al-Akhras (2002)
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