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On this day, a bomb hidden in a book killed Eduardo Mondlane, leader of the Mozambican Liberation Front FRELIMO.Mondlane (*1920) started his career as a shepherd, studied anthropology in the US and... [Item of the Day]
President Reagan's "Urgent Fury" operation, when 5000 American marines landed on Grenada, a Caribbean island of 340 square kilometres, took place on 25 October 1983. The invasion was intended to... [Item of the Day]
A world-wide clemency appeal was launched after the American communists Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were sentenced to death on the accusation of espionage for the Soviet Union. In some communist... [Item of the Day]
On 24 April 1966, Belgian communist youth marched through the streets of Brussels against imperialism in Congo. In Congo – the former Belgian colony that had become independent in 1960 – chaos... [Item of the Day]
March 17, 1982 four Dutch journalists were murdered in El Salvador. The Duarte government, supported by the US, was held responsible. Demonstrations were held near the American consulate in Amsterdam. [Item of the Day]