Dec 31, This Year in History: Take a look back at some of the most compelling stories ofas covered by History in the Headlines. It was the first papal resignation in nearly years. In March, more than cardinals from around the world traveled to the Vatican to elect a new pontiff, gathering in conclave to conduct their deliberations.
It had been introduced by Spanish settlers years earlier in August 1, - Anne Frank penned her last entry into her diary. Anne died at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp on March 15,at age August 1, - The Warsaw Uprising began as the Polish Home Army, numbering about 40, Polish patriots, began shooting at German troops in the streets.
The Nazis then sent eight divisions to battle the Poles, who had hoped for, but did not receive, assistance from the Allies. Two months later, the rebellion was quashed.
After witnessing the British bombardment of Fort McHenry on the night of September, he was enthralled to see the American flag still flying over the fort at daybreak.
National Anthem in August 2 August 2, - In Philadelphia, most of the 55 members of the Continental Congress signed the parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence. August 2, - President Warren G. Harding died suddenly in a hotel in San Francisco while on a Western speaking tour.
His administration had been tainted by the Teapot Dome political scandal and his sudden death prompted many unfounded rumors. He was succeeded the next day by Calvin Coolidge.
Roosevelt concerning the possibility of atomic weapons. August 2, - The Iraqi army invaded Kuwait amid claims that Kuwait threatened Iraq's economic existence by overproducing oil and driving prices down on the world market.
An Iraqi military government was then installed in Kuwait which was annexed by Iraq on the claim that Kuwait was historically part of Iraq. This resulted in Desert Shield, the massive Allied military buildup, and later the hour war against Iraq, Desert Storm. Seeking a westerly route to the Far East, he instead landed on October 12th in the Bahamas, thinking it was an outlying Japanese island.
His syndicated column offered sympathetic insights into the experiences of common soldiers during World War II. He received a Pulitzer Prize for his reports of the bombing of London in and later war reports from Africa, Sicily, Italy and France.
He was killed by machine-gun fire near Okinawa in the South Pacific on April 18, After she was forced into mandatory retirement at age 65, she founded the Gray Panthers organization to fight age discrimination and succeeded in the banning of mandatory retirement in most professions.
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