The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is formed (1922)
Edwin Hubble announces the existence of other galaxies (1924)
The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike (1936)
The U.S. halts heavy bombing of Democratic Republic of Vietnam (1972)
b: Al Smith (1873), A.C. Townley (1880), Hideki Tōjō (1884); d: Saddam Hussein (2006)
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