SCOTUS declares Standard Oil to be an "unreasonable" monopoly under the Sherman Antitrust Act and orders the company to be broken up (1911)
The Winnipeg General Strike begins; by 11am almost the whole working population of Winnipeg, Manitoba had walked off the job (1919)
After more than eight years of fighting, the Red Army begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan (1988)
b: Herta Oberheuser (1911), Utah Phillips (1935); d: Yolanda King (2007)
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