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1990s

Carl Sagan (1934-1996) 0

December 20, 1996 – Carl Sagan Joins The Cosmos (1934-1996) – Hostage Drama In Peru – Clinton Announces 2nd Term Cabinet.

Become a Patron! December 20, 1996 – Carl Sagan; the Science and Astronomy Popularizer, who hosted the PBS series Cosmos, died this day. Sagan is best known as a science popularizer and communicator. His best known scientific contribution is research on extraterrestrial life, including experimental demonstration of the production of...

Chechnya - December 1994 0

December 18, 1994 – A War In Chechnya – Una-Bomber Strikes Again – Dummy Cops In Florida – Next Time, Take The Train.

Become a Patron! December 18, 1994 – This week Chechnya became a household word through the world as the former Soviet republic was now in open rebellion against the Russian Federation. On 11 December 1994, Russian forces launched a three-pronged ground attack towards Grozny. The main attack was temporarily halted...

The Gulf Crisis - The Propaganda wars 0

December 13, 1990 – The Gulf Crisis – Hostage Releases, Terrorist Threats And Wide-Toothy Grins.

Become a Patron! December 13, 1990 – The gulf crisis was continuing on a simmer/slow boil. Word that an Iraqi Airways 707 left Baghdad for Frankfurt, carrying Ambassador Nathaniel Howell and four fellow diplomats and around 25 additional Americans. The last organized American evacuation flight brought out 14 Americans including...