1944 World War II: US troops capture Aachen, 1st large German city to fall
1948 UN rejects Russian proposal to destroy atomic weapons
1950 Chinese forces occupy Tibet
1993 Failed military coup in Burundi, led by ex-President Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, includes assassination President Ndadaye; 525,000 Hutus flee
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