This Day in History Entry #352

November 4th, 2015 by Wordsman

When America took in the Shah
Zealous students conspiracy saw
Fifty-two were inside
Swept beneath the young tide
Diplomatic immunity? Nah

Event: The Muslim Student Followers of the Imam’s Line seize the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, beginning the Iran hostage crisis
Year: 1979
Learn more: Iran hostage crisis

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