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  • Chernobyl, Ukraine, U.S.S.R
    Saturday May 10, 1986

    Chernobyl disaster

    The fires were extinguished but many firefighters received high doses of radiation

    Chernobyl, Ukraine, U.S.S.R
    Saturday May 10, 1986

    The fire inside reactor No. 4 continued to burn until 10 May 1986; it is possible that well over half of the graphite burned out. The fires were extinguished but many firefighters received high doses of radiation.




  • Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R
    Sunday May 11, 1986

    Chernobyl disaster

    Volodymyr Pravyk died of acute radiation sickness.

    Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R
    Sunday May 11, 1986

    Lieutenant Volodymyr Pravyk died on 11 May 1986 of acute radiation sickness. He was the First on the scene was a Chernobyl Power Station.




  • Mehran, Ilam Province, Iran
    Wednesday May 14, 1986

    Iran–Iraq War

    Capturing The City of Mehran

    Mehran, Ilam Province, Iran
    Wednesday May 14, 1986

    On 15–19 May, Iraqi Army's Second Corps, supported by helicopter gunships, attacked and captured the city of Mehran. Saddam then offered the Iranians to exchange Mehran for al-Faw. The Iranians rejected the offer. Iraq then continued the attack, attempting to push deeper into Iran. However, Iraq's attack was quickly warded off by Iranian AH-1 Cobra helicopters with TOW missiles, which destroyed numerous Iraqi tanks and vehicles.




  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 28, 1986

    Slobodan Milošević

    The 10th Congress of the Serbian League of Communists

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 28, 1986

    Milošević was elected by a majority vote at the 10th Congress of the Serbian League of Communists on 28 May 1986.




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