Francisco Villa takes Zacatecas from Victoriano Huerta (1914)
The U.S. Senate follows the House of Representatives in overriding President Harry Truman's veto of the Taft-Hartley Act (1947)
President Barack Obama holds a press conference to lecture on Obamacare, and finally, after a lengthy delay, comment on recent election protests in Iran (2009)
b: Paul Joseph James Martin (1903); d: Werner Best (1989), Andreas Papandreou (1996)
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