Serfdom is abolished in Russia (1861)
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the executive order 9066, allowing the U.S. military to relocate Japanese-Americans to Japanese internment camps (1942)
Fidel Castro announces that he will resign as President of Cuba (2008)
b: Constantin Brancusi (1876), Saparmurat Niazov (1940), Karen Silkwood (1946); d: André Gide (1951), Charles O. Finley (1996), Deng Xiaoping (1997)
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