Day of special forces.
World information day on the development.
1797 — French balloonist Andre Jacques Garnerin made the first ever parachute jump from a flying machine — balloon.
1927 — Trotsky and Zinoviev accused of attempting to create “with the bourgeois intellectuals” counter-revolutionary opposition party and expelled from the CPSU(b).
1947 — in an atmosphere of “witch hunt” in Hollywood, the President of the actors Guild, Ronald Reagan told the Committee on UN-American activities that the fear of communism should not compromise democratic principles.
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