6/7/12

Imre Nagy, Muammar al-Gaddafi, Operation Opera

On this day: June 7
The Steel Workers Organizing Committee, a trade union, is founded in Pittsburgh (1936)

The SCOTUS overturns the conviction of Paul Cohen for disturbing the peace, setting the precedent that vulgar writing is protected under the First Amendment (1971)

The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor during Operation Opera (1981)

b: Alois Hitler (1837), Imre Nagy (1896), Muammar al-Gaddafi (1942); d: Oswald Pohl (1951)

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