|Year|| Event |
|1940|| "NATIONAL SERVICE LIFE INSURANCE ACT" signed into law, providing life insurance for members of the Armed Forces. |
|1967|| Che Guevara was killed by U.S. trained security forces in eastern Bolivia while trying, unsuccessfully, to spark a Cuban-style uprising. |
|1970|| Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn was named winner of the Nobel Prize for literature. |
|1998|| House votes to hold impeachment inquiry of President Clinton. |
|2001|| Executive Order 13228, "Establishing the Office of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Council", is signed by the President. |
|2003|| Today's Example of a Most Interesting Government Purchase: From the Transportation Security Administration: "Safe Disposal of Abandoned Property (that is property taken from travelers at airports)", AMT $2 million for the first seven months, with a potential contract value of $17 million if all options are exercised, TO Science Application International Corporation (SAIC), noted "Beltway Bandit". |
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