CALENDAR of SIGNIFICANT DATES
Egypt, United States – Sheikh Omar Abdurrahman, the radical Egyptian cleric, surrendered to U.S. Justice Department officials in Brooklyn, New York.
Vietnam – The Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV) was proclaimed following the unification of South and North Vietnam.
Algeria – France Transfers Sovereignty
Iran, United States – The USS Vincennes mistakenly shot down an Iranian airbus airliner over the Persian Gulf.
Israel, Uganda – Raid On Entebbe Airport
The Israeli raid on Entebbe Airport in Uganda freed one hundred and three hostages from a hijacked Israeli airliner.