1/22/12

Bloody Sunday, Peace First, Evo Morales

On this day: January 22
The United Mine Workers of America was founded in Columbus, Ohio (1890)

Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg (1905)

President Woodrow Wilson calls for "peace without victory" in Europe (1917)

The Organization of American States suspends Cuba's membership (1962)

Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia (2006)

President Barack Obama signs an executive order announcing the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp within a year (2009)

b: Grigori Rasputin (1869), D. W. Griffith (1875), Roman Ungern von Sternberg (1886); d: Fyodor Dan (1947), Lyndon B. Johnson (1973), Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (1995), Rose Mary Woods (2005)


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