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1944 - Polish insurgents liberated a German labor camp in Warsaw. 348 Jewish prisoners were freed.

1953 - During the Korean conflict prisoners were exchanged at Panmunjom. The exchange was labeled Operation Big Switch.

1962 - Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her home.

1963 - The Limited Test Ban Treaty was signed by the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union. The treaty banned nuclear tests in space, underwater, and in the atmosphere.

1969 - The Mariner 7, a U.S. space probe, passed by Mars. Photographs and scientific data were sent back to Earth.

1990 - U.S. President Bush angrily denounced the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.

1991 - Iraq admitted to misleading U.N. inspectors about secret biological weapons.

1998 - Iraqi President Saddam Hussein began not cooperating with U.N. weapons inspectors.


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