Pravda, the "voice" of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, begins publication in Saint Petersburg (1912)
After learning that Soviet forces have taken Eberswalde without a fight, Adolf Hitler admits defeat in his underground bunker and states that suicide is his only recourse (1945)
Army-McCarthy Hearings begin (1954)
President Barack Obama urges corporate executives to back his progressive financial regulation (2010)
b: Immanuel Kant (1724), Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870), Richard Glücks (1889), Ferdinando Sacco (1891); d: Richard Nixon (1994)
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