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  • Algeria
    Monday Jan 19, 1981

    Iranian Revolution

    The Algiers Accords and The hostages release

    Monday Jan 19, 1981

    The hostage crisis ended with the signing of the Algiers Accords in Algeria on 19 January 1981. The hostages were formally released to United States custody the following day, just minutes after Ronald Reagan was sworn in as the new American president.