9/30/12

Munich Agreement, United Farm Workers, Aristide

On this day: September 30
The Hoover Dam is dedicated (1935)

Britain, France, Germany and Italy sign the Munich Agreement, allowing Germany to occupy the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia (1938)

Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the United Farm Workers (1962)

Six generals of Indonesian National Army assassinated by counter-coup action known as 30 September Movement (1965)

President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti is forced from office (1991)

President Barack Obama tours the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, with Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius (2009)

b: Bernhard Rust (1883), Blanche Lincoln (1960); d: Franz Oppenheimer (1943), James Dean (1955)

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