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1700: Russia gives up its Black Sea fleet as part of a truce with the Ottoman Empire.
1848: A bloody insurrection of workers erupts in Paris.
1884: A Chinese Army defeats the French at Bac Le, Indochina.
1885: Former general and president Ulysses S. Grant dies at the age of 63.
1902: Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy renew the Triple Alliance for a 12-year duration.
1934: Italy gains the right to colonize Albania after defeating the country.
1951: Soviet U.N. delegate Jacob Malik proposes cease-fire discussions in the Korean War.
1952: The U.S. Air Force bombs power plants on the Yalu River, Korea.
1964: Henry Cabot Lodge resigns as the U.S. envoy to Vietnam and is succeeded by Maxwell Taylor.
1966: Civil Rights marchers in Mississippi are dispersed by tear gas.


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