Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1945 – The battle of Iwo Jima ends (More info)

1979 – Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty (More info)

1982 – A groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is held in Washington, DC (More info)

1997 – Thirty-nine bodies are found in the Heaven’s Gate cult suicides (More info)

1999 – A jury in Michigan finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man (More info)

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