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In 1929, former Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall was convicted of accepting a $100,000 bribe in connection with the Elk Hills Naval Oil Reserve in California.
In 1942, Japanese try again to break through American lines on Guadacanal. There are heavy losses on both sides.
In 1943, Japanese forces begin a total withdrawal from Finschhafen.
In 1945, Taiwan reverted to Chinese rule after a half-century of Japanese occupation.
In 1951, peace talks aimed at ending the Korean Conflict resumed in Panmunjom after 63 days.
In 1971, the U.N. General Assembly voted to admit mainland China and expel Taiwan.
In 1993, fire storms began near celebrity homes in Malibu, causing an estimated $1 billion damage.
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