HOSTAGE CRISIS ENDED ON THIS DAY IN 1981

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President Ronald Reagan, wife Nancy and Chief Justice
Warren Burger during the 1981 oath of office ceremony.


On January 20, 1981, minutes after Ronald Reagan’s inauguration
as the 40th president of the United States (above) the 52 U.S.
captives held at the U.S. embassy in Teheran, Iran (above)
were released, ending the 444-day
Iran Hostage Crisis
.

On November 4, 1979, the crisis began when militant Iranian
students, outraged that the U.S. government had allowed the
ousted shah of Iran to travel to
New York City for medical
treatment, seized the U.S. embassy in Teheran.


Old Newspapers: The End of the Iran Hostage Crisis in Headlines | Kansas City With The Russian ...

Key moments in the 1979 Iran hostage crisis at US Embassy

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Americans held in Iran during 444-day hostage crisis finally get compensation - Daily Press

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

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