2/23/12

W.E.B. DuBois, Fascism, Patty Hearst

On this day: February 23
Benito Mussolini forms the Fascist Party in Italy (1919)

The Symbionese Liberation Army demands $4 million more to release kidnap victim Patty Hearst (1974)

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini states that Iran's parliament will decide the fate of the American embassy hostages (1980)

President Barack Obama delivers a televised statement on Islamist hope and change in Libya (2011)

b: W.E.B. DuBois (1868); d: Horst Wessel (1930), José Napoleón Duarte (1990)


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