1991Hardliners Stage Coup Against Mikhail Gorbachev
1991Hardliners Stage Coup Against Mikhail Gorbachev
1942Germans Repel Allied Landing in Dieppe
1944German Troops Massacre Civilians in San Terenzo
1976U.S. Army Soldiers Killed by North Koreans
1950Korean War: Battle of the Bowling Alley Begins
1965U.S. Marines Begin First Major Battle in Vietnam
1981U.S. Shoots Down Libyan Jets in Gulf of Sidra
1951Eddie Gaedel Bats for St. Louis Browns
1903German Karl Jatho Makes Alleged First Flight
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1943Allies Complete Conquest of Sicily
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