Fall of Tripolitsa, Greece, and massacre of 30,000 Turks (1821)
The first gas murder experiments are conducted at Auschwitz (1941)
Richard Nixon makes his "Checkers speech" (1952)
President Obama gives his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, and speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City (2009)
b: Walter Lippmann (1889), George Jackson (1941); d: Sigmund Freud (1939)
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