This action by the chief executive who had been president for less than two months, initiated a program to gather intelligence and conduct sabotage with the intent of destabilizing the government of North Vietnam.
OPLAN 34 would ultimately lead to a confrontation in the Gulf of Tonkin between NV patrol boats and the American destroyer USS Maddox.
January 16, 1920
The amendment would be in force until 1933.
January 16, 1861
All 25 Ney votes were by Republican senators, who like President-elect Abraham Lincoln, refused to compromise on the issue of slavery in the territories.
The bunker included 18 small rooms and had its' own water supply and electricity.
Hitler would commit suicide along with his wife, Eva Braun, in the bunker on April 30, 1945.
President George H.W. Bush ordered American fighters, launched from Saudi Arabia, and British aircraft carriers, to conduct bombing missions over Baghdad.