|October 7, 2001 in History|
U.S. launches strikes against the Taleban in Afghanistan, in retaliation for the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US.
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1985 PLO terrorists sieze Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro
1963 John F. Kennedy signs ratification for nuclear test ban treaty
1958 Potter Stewart appointed to U.S. Supreme Court
1950 U.S. forces invade Korea by crossing 38th parallel
1931 1st infra-red photograph, Rochester, New York