|1955: Claudette Colvin refuses to give up her seat in Montgomery, Alabama, nine months before Rosa Parks' famous arrest for the same offense.|
|1956: France grants independence to Morocco.|
More than 150 U.S. and South Vietnamese planes
bomb two bases in North Vietnam in the first of the Rolling Thunder raids.
The siege of Khe Sanh ends in Vietnam, the U.S.
Marines stationed there are still in control of the mountain top.|
|1973: Federal forces surround Wounded Knee, South Dakota, which is occupied by members of the militant American Indian Movement who are holding at least 10 hostages.|