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National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day(official day in US). JFK shocked the world with a televised speech saying there were Soviet Nukes in Cuba. Terror struck the American body politic, grocery shelves were emptied, troops rallied and headed for Florida, the world went crazy for nearly two weeks as a result of something that had been building since the release of the Communist Manifesto of 1848.
Date when the last combat troops left Vietnam.
Russian officials voted to officially replace the flag of the Soviet Union with Russia's traditional flag.  Soviet coup d'état attempt

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