This Day In History: 08/18/1991 - Coup Against Gorbachev

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In a This Day in History video, host Russ Mitchell takes us through the history of August 18th. On this day in 1227, Genghis Khan died in China. On this day in 1896, publisher Arthur Oaks took over a failing newspaper: The New York Times. On this day in 1920, women won the right to vote when Tennessee ratified the 19th amendment. Also, on this day in 1991, the Russian military staged a coup.

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