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Augusto Pinochet takes power backed by the military junta.
It would ultimately lead to decolonization of all its colonies, but leave power vacuums that led to civil war in newly independent Lusophone African nations. Martial law declared — Attempted coup in Iran, backed by the United States, to overthrow the interim governmentwhich had come to power after the Iranian Revolution.
The Munich massacre takes place at the Summer Olympics in MunichGermany, where Palestinians belonging to the terrorist group Black September organization kidnapped and murdered eleven Israeli athletes. Rise in the use of terrorism by militant organizations across the world. Groups in Europe like the Red Brigades and the Baader-Meinhof Gang were responsible for a spate of bombings, kidnappings, and murders.
Violence continued in Northern Ireland and the Middle East. Radical American groups existed as well, such as the Weather Underground and the Symbionese Liberation Army, but they never achieved the size or strength of their European counterparts.
On September 6,the world witnessed the beginnings of modern rebellious fighting in what is today called as Skyjack Sunday. Palestinian terrorists hijacked four airliners and took over people on board as hostage. The hostages were later released, but the planes were blown up.
Americas Nixon displays the V-for-victory sign as he departs the White House after resigning United States President Richard Nixon resigned as President on August 9,while facing charges for impeachment for the Watergate scandal.
Pinochet would remain the dictator of Chile until Suriname was granted independence from the Netherlands on November 25, In Guyanathe Rev. Jim Jones led several hundred people from the United States to establish a Utopian Marxist commune in the jungle named Jonestown.
Amid allegations of corruption, mental and physical abuse by Jones on his followers, and denying them the right to leave Jonestown, a Congressional committee visited Guyana to investigate in November They were attacked by Jones' guards, and Congressman Leo Ryan was killed.
The demented Jones then ordered everyone in the commune to commit suicide. The people drank, or were forced to drink, cyanide-laced fruit punch. A total of dead were found, including Jones, who had shot himself.
Margaret Thatcher and the Conservative party rose to power in the United Kingdom ininitiating a neoliberal economic policy of reducing government spending, weakening the power of trade unions, and promoting economic and trade liberalization.
Francisco Franco died after 39 years in power. The dictatorship in Spain ended.
The Socialist and Communist parties were legalised. The current Spanish Constitution was signed in InErich Honecker was chosen to lead East Germanya role he would fill for the whole of the s and s.Left Coast 70s.
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Arsenal is not responsible for the content of external websites. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the calls of eight new General Authority Seventies and 55 Area Seventies during the Saturday afternoon session of.
The date of Earth Overshoot Day is calculated by comparing humanity’s total yearly consumption (Ecological Footprint) with Earth’s capacity to regenerate renewable natural resources in . The feminist movement also splintered from a larger push for Civil Rights in the s.
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