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2007 – Serge Maheshe, a Congolese journalist working for the UN-sponsored Radio Okapi, was shot dead in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo town of Bukavu. Police the next day arrested 2 soldiers for the killing.
1923 – The French set a trade barrier between occupied Ruhr and the rest of Germany.
1978 – Israelis withdraw the last of their invading forces from Lebanon.
1971 – The New York Times begins publishing the Pentagon Papers.
1777 – The Marquis de Lafayette arrives in the American colonies to help in their rebellion against Britain.
1986 – James Marcelin
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