1946 – The United States Army Signal Corps successfully con- ducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the Moon and receiving the reflected signals.
1962 – Apollo program: NASA announces plans to build the C- 5 rocket launch vehicle, which became known as the Saturn V Moon rocket, which launched every Apollo Moon mission.
1966 – Tashkent Declaration, a peace agreement between India and Pakistan signed that resolved the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
1972 – Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to the newly independ- ent Bangladesh as president after spending over nine months in prison in Pakistan.
1984 – Holy See–United States relations: The United States and Holy See (Vatican City) re-establish full diplomatic rela- tions after almost 117 years, overturning the United States Congress’s 1867 ban on public funding for such a diplomatic envoy.
1990 – Time Warner is formed by the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications.
2007 – A general strike begins in Guinea in an attempt to get President Lansana Conté to resign.
2012 – A bombing in Khyber Agency, Pakistan, kills at least 30 people and 78 others injured.
2013 – More than 100 people are killed and 270 injured in sev- eral bomb blasts in Pakistan.