The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words (1929)
The Treblinka extermination camp is opened (1942)
The Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) is founded in Nicaragua (1961)
President Barack Obama travels to Cleveland, Ohio to deliver remarks about his government takeover of health insurance called Obamacare (2009)
b: Ernest Belfort Bax (1854), Robert L. Bacon (1884), Anthony Kennedy (1936); d: Pancho Villa (1923), Max Nettlau (1944)
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