1894 – The Dreyfus affair begins in France, when Alfred Dreyfus is wrongly convicted of treason.

1989 – Communist President of Romania Nicolae Ceausescu is overthrown by lon lliescu after days of bloody confrontations. The deposed dictator and his wife flee Bucharest with a helicopter as protesters erupt in cheers.

1992 – The Archives of Terror are discovered.

2010 – The repeal of the Don’t ask, don’t tell policy, the 17-year-old policy banning homosexuals serving openly in the United States military, is signed into law by President Barack Obama.

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