President Ronald Reagan bids farewell to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev after the third session of talks at the Hofdi in Reykjavik, Oct. 12, 1986. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

Today in History: October 12

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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 12, the 286th day of 2016. There are 80 days left in the year.

The last six remaining U.S. hostages leave the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro on Friday, Oct. 11, 1985 in Port Said, Egypt, five days after it was hijacked near Egypt, assisting them are U.S. Embassy officials. (AP Photo/Broglio/Lipchitz)

Today in History: October 11

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Today is Tuesday, Oct. 11, the 285th day of 2016. There are 81 days left in the year. The Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, begins at sun…

Germans prepare to take over this heart of the Sudeten German district in Czechoslovakia, shown Oct. 10, 1938. (AP Photo)

Today in History: October 10

Today is Monday, Oct. 10, the 284th day of 2016. There are 82 days left in the year. This is Columbus Day in the United States, as well as T…

Boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard leads children in a "Housing Now!" march towards the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, 1989. The march is sponsored by "Housing Now!" for decent and affordable housing. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

Today in History: October 7

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Today is Friday, Oct. 7, the 281st day of 2016. There are 85 days left in the year.