|Year|| Event |
|1810|| Chilean Independence day. On this day a junta revolted against the rule of Joseph Bonaparte of Spain. |
|1850|| "Fugitive Slave Act" is passed which requires Northerners to return escaped slaves to their masters. |
|1934|| The USSR is admitted to the League of Nations.
|1947|| US Air Force established. |
|1973|| East and West Germany are admitted to the United Nations. (From the Encarta® 2000 New World Timeline © Copyright 1998, Helicon Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved.) |
|1975|| Patricia Hearst is arrested for armed bank robbery, having joined her captors in crime [and sex].
|1992|| The U.S. gets nasty with the people of Cuba by tightening its trade embargo, forbidding foreign subsidiaries of U.S. companies from trading with Cuba. |
|1996|| Okinawans voted to have the USA remove its 28,000 troops stationed on their island. Good luck. |
|1996|| President Bill Clinton (D) creates the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument in southern Utah, taking 1.7 million acres to do so. |
|2001|| Joint Resolution of Congress authorizes the President to use Military Force against anyone that appears to have "aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored such organizations or persons." |
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