CALENDAR OF SIGNIFICANT DATES
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.
Argentina, United Kingdom – Argentina surrendered to the United Kingdom, ending the Falklands War.
Japan – The U.S.-Japan Mutual Security Treaty was signed.
Lebanon – Gunmen in Beirut kidnapped and killed U.S. Ambassador Maloy, Economic Officer Waring, and their driver.
South Africa – Soweto Riots
Turkey – Founding of 16 June Group