January 29, 1979 – Deng opens new China relations

January 29, 1979 – Deng opens new China relations

On January 29, 1979, Deng Xiaoping, as deputy premier of China, meets with U.S. President Jimmy Carter in Washington, and together they sign historic scientific and cultural accords.

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January 19, 1983 – Butcher of Lyons arrested in Bolivia

January 19, 1983 – Butcher of Lyons arrested in Bolivia

Klaus Barbie, the Nazi Gestapo chief of Lyons, France, during the German occupation, is arrested in Bolivia for his crimes against humanity four decades earlier.

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