On this day: December 4

Published On: Dec 03 2012 06:14:12 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 04 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The U.S. Senate approves America's participation in the United Nations, Led Zeppelin disbands, and Pan Am collapses, all on this day.

OTD December 4 - Operation Restore Hope
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U.S. Air Force

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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