Exiled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky is fatally wounded in Mexico City by an assassin's ice axe; he dies the next day (1940)
The Soviet Union publicly acknowledged it had tested a hydrogen bomb (1953)
More than 100,000 people rally outside the Soviet Union's parliament building protesting the coup aiming to depose President Mikhail Gorbachev (1991)
While vacationing at Martha's Vineyard, President B. Hussein Obama plays his 44th round of golf as POTUS (2010)
b: Ton Duc Thang (1888), George J. Mitchell (1933), Slobodan Milošević (1941); d: Gene Upshaw (2008), Hua Guofeng (2008)
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