On January 24, 1996, Jozef Oleksy, the Premier of
Poland, resigned after he was accused of spying for the Soviet
Union. Former KGB officer Andrzej Milczanowski alleged that Oleksy
had passed him classified information while serving as the Polish
Minister of Internal Affairs.
A military investigation was closed in April of 1996 for lack of evidence.
On January 24, 1993, retired US Supreme Court
Justice Thurgood Marshall, who had spent much of his life fighting
and supporting civil rights causes, died in Bethesda, Maryland.
Learn more about the life and legal career of Thurgood Marshall from biographer Juan Williams.