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In 1889, Ru­dolph, crown prince of Aus­tria, and his 17-year-old mistress, Baroness Marie Vet­sera, were found shot in his hunt­ing lodge at May­er­ling, near Vienna.

In 1933, Adolf Hitler was named the Ger­man Chan­cel­lor.

In 1979, The civil­ian gov­ern­ment of Iran an­nounced it had de­cided to al­low Ay­a­tol­lah Ruhol­lah Khome­ini to re­turn. He had been liv­ing in ex­ile in France.

In 1995, The UN Se­cu­rity Coun­cil au­tho­rized the de­ploy­ment of a 6,000-mem­ber U.N. peace-keep­ing con­tin­gent to as­sume se­cu­rity re­spon­si­bil­i­ties in Haiti from U.S. forces.

In 2005, In Iraq, the first free Par­lia­men­tary elec­tions since 1958 took place.

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