On this day in 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev is banned from Disneyland and explodes in characteristic anger. The pugnacious and portly leader had been…
Known for his apportionment of moral force and nuance, Hammarskjöld has been referred to as one of the two best secretaries-general, and his appointment has been mentioned as one of the most notable successes for the UN. He is one of only four people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Peace Prize, and is the only UN secretary-general to die in office.
Efforts to prosecute the other three men believed responsible, Herman Cash, Bobby Frank Cherry and Thomas E. Blanton, continued for decades. Though Cash died in 1994, Cherry and Blanton were arrested and charged with four counts of murder in 2000.