Feb. 25, Israeli settler Baruch Goldstein shoots Palestinian worshippers at mosque in Hebron


1916 – First animated cartoon film, for American Frank Moser, premieres.

1935 – Louis Lumiere organizes public screening of 3D film at the Academy of Sciences in Paris.

1955 – The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) holds first meeting in Bangkok.

1984 – The United States Marine completed its withdrawal from Beirut.

1991 – Iraq announces decision to withdraw its forces from Kuwait.

1991 –Warsaw Pact cancelled.

1994 – Israeli settler Baruch Goldstein shoots worshippers during Friday prayers at Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron, killing 29 Palestinians and injuring 150 others.

Passes away:

2005 – Peter Benenson, founder of human rights group Amnesty International (AI).


Kuwait National Day.

H. Zain/ H. Said

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