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2000 – In Congo an immediate pullout from Kisangani of forces from Rwanda and Uganda was agreed to in a bid to avert a wider war.
2003 – In northeastern Congo rival tribes fighting signed a cease-fire.
2006 – The UN mission Congo said Innocent Kaina, one of the founding members of a militia group in northeastern Congo, has been wounded and captured in fighting with the Congolese army.
2007 – The UN Security Council voted unanimously to extend its peacekeeping mission in Congo until the end of the year while calling for a timetable to gradually withdraw the nearly 18,000-member force.
1960 – A Big Four summit in Paris collapses because of the American U-2 spy plane affair.
1963 – After 22 Earth orbits, Gordon Cooper returns to Earth, ending the last mission of Project Mercury.
1801 – William Henry Seward, U.S. Secretary of State (1861 – 1869)
1804 – Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, founder of the first U.S. kindergarten.
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1988 – Frank Feltscher