1930 – Ho Chi Minh leads Vietnam’s revolutionary struggle against French colonialism.
1955 – Resignation of the Jordanian government in protest against Jordan’s joining the Baghdad Pact.
2004 – 62 people killed and 144 others injured in twin car bombing in Najaf and Karbala cities in Iraq.
2010 –Alexander Lukashenko wins fourth term as Belarus president.
1906 – Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev born .
2006 – Artist and co-creator of Tom and Jerry cartoons, Joseph Barbera, passes away.