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  • 1946

The U.S. Supreme Court grants the Oregon Indians land payment rights from the U.S. government.

  • 1947

The Big Four meet to discuss the German and European economy.

  • 1951

A truce line between U.N. troops and North Korea is mapped out at the peace talks in Panmunjom, Korea.

  • 1955

The Interstate Commerce Commission bans segregation in interstate travel.

  • 1963

The body of assassinated President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • 1964

Eleven nations give a total of $3 billion to rescue the value of the British currency.

  • 1986

As President Ronald Reagan announces the Justice Department's findings concerning the Iran-Contra affair; secretary Fawn Hall smuggles important documents out of Lt. Col. Oliver North's office.

  • 1987

Typhoon Nina sticks the Philippines with 165 mph winds and a devastating storm surge and causes over 1,030 deaths.

  • 1992

Federal Assembly of Czechoslovakia votes to partition the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, beginning Jan. 1, 1993.

  • 2008

Sri Lanka is hit by Cyclone Nisha, bringing the highest rainfall the area had seen in 9 decades; 15 people die, 90,000 are left homeless.