1/20/12

ACLU, Wannsee Conference, George Orwell

On this day: January 20
The American Civil Liberties Union is founded (1920)

Nazis at the Wannsee conference in Berlin agree on the "final solution to the Jewish problem" (1942)

Hungary ends its involvement in World War II, agreeing to an armistice with the Allies (1945)

Iran releases 52 American hostages twenty minutes after Ronald Reagan is inaugurated as U.S. President (1981)

Barack Obama immaculated as the 44th POTUS, botches oath of office (2009)

b: Hannibal Lecter (1933); d: George Orwell (1950)


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