|10/11/1986 - Cold War: U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Reykjavík, Iceland, in an effort to continue discussions about scaling back their intermediate missile arsenals in Europe.
The talks in the Icelandic capital collapsed at the last minute but the progress achieved led to the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union.
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Civil War Cycle Fourth Turning Event:
10/11/1862 - American Civil War: In the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam, Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart and his men loot Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, during a raid into the north.
b. 10/11/1884 - Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States (d. November 7, 1962)
Last year (10/11/2005):
Conflict in Afghanistan: 18 Afghan police die following an ambush in Halmand, southern Afghanistan.
Yesterday's News / Tomorrow's History (10/9/2006):
United States President George W. Bush, UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, and South Korean President Roh Moo-Hyun, are among world leaders to condemn North Korea's nuclear testing (Oct. 9), calling it "provocative", "irresponsible" and "a serious threat to peace", respectively.
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