Labor Suppression, Harry Hopkins, Axis of Evil

On this day: January 29
U.S. President Andrew Jackson orders first use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute (1834)

In his State of the Union Address, U.S. President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea (2002)

President Barack Obama signs his first bill, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (2009)

President Barack Obama stages a town hall meeting of unionists at the University of Tampa (2010)

b: Anton Chekhov (1860), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Gerda Steinhoff (1922); d: Harry Hopkins (1946), H. L. Mencken (1956)

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