CALENDAR OF SIGNIFICANT DATES
Egypt – The monarchy was abolished and Egypt was declared a republic following the coup led by Gamel Abd El Nasser.
Peru – Security forces killed more than two hundred jailed members of the Sendero Luminoso (SL) guerrilla organization during a riot at Lima`s Canto Grande prison. The event is marked by the guerrillas as “Heroes Day.”
Algeria – President Ahmed Ben Bella was overthrown by a military coup.