7/14/12

Bastille Day, Nazi Rules, Adlai Stevenson

On this day: July 14
Citizens of Paris storm the Bastille and free seven prisoners (1789)

In Germany, all political parties are outlawed except the National Socialist German Workers Party (1933)

Russia withdraws from the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (2007)

President Barack Obama attempts to throw the first pitch at baseball's annual All-Star Game at Busch Stadium (2009)

b: Richard Walther Darré (1895), Buenaventura Durruti (1896); d: Adlai Stevenson (1965)


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