TODAY IN HISTORY
The British-Zulu War begins The Chinese army pledges support to Mao Zedong during the Cultural revolution.
Breakaway Biafra surrenders, ending a 32-month Nigerian civil war.
Romania’s interim president, Ion lliescu, announces that the Communist Party is outlawed.
US Congress grants President George Bush authority to use force to drive Iraq from Kuwait.
President Pervez Musharraf announces measures to curb extremism in Pakistan.
A woman who spent seven years on Iran’s death row is reprieved after the family of the person she killed drop their demand for her execution.
Construction workers in Poland unearth a World War II mass grave containing bodies believed to be of 1 800 Germans who disappeared during the Soviet Army’s march to Berlin.
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