... 1933, U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Cal.) (right) was born in San Francisco, where she also served as mayor from 1978 to 1988.
... 1940, Nazi Germany compelled France to sign an armistice 8 days after overrunning Paris. On the same day 1 year later, Germany further expanded World War II when it invaded the Soviet Union.
... 1989, in Gbadolite, Zaire, União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola, the rebel group known by its acroynym, UNITA, agreed to a ceasefire in its 14-year-old conflict against Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola, Angola's Soviet-backed government.