8/11/12

Watts, Goodbye Vietnam, a-Q

On this day: August 11
Race riots begin in Watts area of Los Angeles (1965)

The last U.S. ground combat unit departs South Vietnam (1972)

Al-Qaeda formed (1988)

President Barack Obama stages a union rally in Portsmouth, NH to promote Obamacare, his federal takeover of health insurance (2009)

b: Konstantin Rodzaevsky (1907), Edwin D. Hill (1937), Pervez Musharraf (1943)


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