8/22/12

Leni Riefenstahl, Leningrad, Huey Newton

On this day: August 22
German troops reach Leningrad, leading to the siege of Leningrad (1941)

NFWA and AWOC merge to become the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC), predecessor of the United Farm Workers (1966)

b: Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk (1887), Leni Riefenstahl (1902), Deng Xiaoping (1904), Ray Marshall (1928); d: Huey P. Newton (1989), Jomo Kenyatta (1978)


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