7/21/12

Janet Reno, Tony Blair, Obama-Dodd-Frank

On this day: July 21
In Dayton, Tennessee, high school biology teacher John T. Scopes is found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100 (1925)

Tony Blair is declared the winner of the leadership election of the British Labour Party, paving the way for him to become Prime Minister 3 years later (1994)

President Barack Obama signs the Dodd-Frank bill, considered to be the most intrusive financial system regulation since the New Deal (2010)

b: Les Aspin (1938), Janet Reno (1938), Garry Trudeau (1948); d: Ta Mok (2006)


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