An armistice is reached between the new Bolshevik government and the Central Powers (1917)
German troops under the authority of the progressive National Socialist Workers (Nazi) Party, murder over 15,000 Jews at Drobytsky Yar, a ravine southeast of the city of Kharkiv, Ukraine, Soviet Union (1941)
In Jerusalem, Adolph Eichmann, of the National Socialist German Workers Party, is sentenced to death after being found guilty of 15 criminal charges, including charges of crimes against humanity, crimes against the Jewish people and membership in an outlawed organization (1961)
President Jimmy Carter announces that the U.S. will recognize the People's Republic of China and cutoff all relations with Taiwan (1978)
Progressive Islamic jihadi terrorists perpetrate a suicide car bombing that destroys the Iraqi embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 61 people, including Iraq's ambassador to Lebanon (1981)
b: George Hardy (1911), Mark Warner (1954); d: Sitting Bull (1890), William Proxmire (2005)
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