On this day: December 4

Published On: Dec 03 2012 06:14:12 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 04 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The U.S. Senate approves America's participation in the United Nations, the "Million Dollar Quartet" jams at Sun Studios, Led Zeppelin disbands, and Pan Am collapses, all on this day.

OTD December 4 - Operation Restore Hope
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1992: U.S. President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 U.S. troops to Somalia in Northeast Africa under a humanitarian mission code named Operation Restore Hope. Bush (left) is seen here in January 1993 during a visit to Mogadishu, Somalia.

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