Today in History
1922 - Fascist leader Benito Mussolini becomes prime minister of Italy. 1925 - Greek army invades Bulgaria.
1952 - US explodes the first hydrogen bomb at the Elugelab Atoll.
1984 - Rajiv Gandhi is sworn in as Indian prime minister after assassination of his mother Indira Gandhi.
1998 - Iraq announces that it will no longer allow UN weapons inspectors to work in the country.
2003 - Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad resigns after 22 years as Malaysia’s leader.
2011 - Palestine wins its greatest international endorsement yet, full membership in Unesco.
2016 - Michel Aoun is elected president of Lebanon by parliament.