Today in History - January 23

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Thursday, Jan 23 2014 by

1924 – Architect Aleksey Shchusev was given a task to complete within three days: design and build a tomb to accommodate all those who wanted to say their goodbyes to Lenin.

Mausoleum of Lenin (Google Maps)
Mausoleum of Lenin

1968 – The USS PUEBLO was attacked by North Korean naval vessels and MiG jets. One man was killed and several were wounded. The Eighty-two surviving crew members were captured and held prisoner for 11 months.

USS Pueblo (Google Maps)
USS Pueblo