This Day In History: 01/20/1981 - Iran Hostage Crisis Ends - HISTORY

This Day In History: 01/20/1981 - Iran Hostage Crisis Ends

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The Iran Hostage crisis which began during Jimmy Carter's presidency ended the day Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, Pearl Harbor naval base was established, and Martin Luther King Day was declared a holiday in most states in This Day in History video. The date was January 20th. The plan to try and rescue the hostages from the Shah of Iran's regime was called Operation Eagle Claw.

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