This was 343rd day of the year and 23 days remained in the year.
The American Federation of Labor was founded at a convention of union leaders in Columbus, Ohio.
Communist attacks forced the Chinese Nationalist government to flee to the island of Formosa (Taiwan).
Former Israeli prime minister Golda Meir died.
John Lennon, former member of the Beatles, was shot and killed in New York City by a deranged fan.
President Bill Clinton signed The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) into law.
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