Pierre Laval becomes Prime Minister of Vichy France (1942)
Diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Bolivia are established (1945)
The League of Nations is dissolved (1946)
Islamist terrorists deploy a suicide bomber to destroy the United States embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 63 people (1983)
A series of bombings by Islamist terrorists are perpetrated in Baghdad, killing 198 and injuring 251 (2007)
In Mexico, President B. Hussein Obama states the U.S. is a "full partner" in Mexico's fast and furious fight with drug cartels (2009)
b: Lucrezia Borgia (1480), Carlos Manuel de Céspedes (1819), Henry Hyde (1924), Samuel P. Huntington (1927); d: Josef Tiso (1947)
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