This Day In History
1912 Leaders of the German Empire hold an Imperial War Council to discuss the possibility that war might break out.
US President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers his "Atoms for Peace" speech, and the US launches its "Atoms for Peace" programme that supplied equipment and information to schools, hospitals, and research institutions around the world.
The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is signed.
The leaders of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine sign an agreement dissolving the Soviet Union and establishing the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Benazir Bhutto, first and only female former Prime Minister of Pakistan, had her PPP Office stormed by unidentified gunmen. Three supporters are killed.