1985 – SandinistaDaniel
Ortega becomes president of Nicaragua and vows to continue the transformation to
socialism and alliance with the Soviet Union and Cuba; American
policy continues to support the Contras in
their revolt against the Nicaraguan government.
2006 – Funeral service
takes place for those executed at Bykivnia forest, outside Kiev, Ukraine.817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some
100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at
Bykivnia in 1930s – early 1940s are reburied.