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Hammarskjold – the Greatest Statesman of the Century.

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.

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Civil War in Lebanon

On this day in 1983, the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, is almost completely destroyed by a car-bomb explosion that kills 63 people, including the…

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