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1970 – In Vietnam, the worst monsoon to hit the area in six years causes severe floods, kills 293, leaves 200,000 homeless and virtually halts the Vietnam War. 1983 – The first democratic elections in Argentina after seven years of military rule are held. 1985 – Space Shuttle Challenger lifts off for mission STS-61-A, its final successful mission. 2005 – The rebuilt Dresden Frauenkirche (destroyed in the firebombing of Dresden during World War II) is reconsecrated after a 13-year rebuilding project. 2013 – Forty-five people die after a bus fuel tank catches fire in the Indian city of Mahbubnagar. 2014 – Sweden is the first European Union member state to officially recognize the State of Palestine.