7/8/12

Great Depression, Havelock Ellis, Smith Electric

On this day: July 8
The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its lowest level of the Great Depression, bottoming out at 41.22 (1932)

Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union (1960)

Senegalese Trotskyist political party LCT is legally recognized (1982)

President Barack Obama visits Smith Electric Vehicles in Kansas City, MO, which accepted $32 million in Stimulus funds to build all-electric trucks (2010)

b: Nelson A. Rockefeller (1908); d: Ernő Gerő (1898), Havelock Ellis (1939)


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