CALENDAR OF SIGNIFICANT DATES
Philippines – Independence (from Spain) Day
South Africa – Second State of Emergency
Saudi Arabia – King Fahd Came To Power
Sri Lanka – LTTE Offensive Launched
El Salvador – The Armed Forces of National Resistance (FARN) founded.
Greece, Lebanon, United States – TWA Flight 847 was hijacked from Athens to Lebanon. The hijackers shot and killed U.S. Navy diver Robert Stetham in Beirut.