9/16/12

Prog Anarchy, Sam Rayburn, O-Chicago

On this day: September 16
A bomb in a horse wagon explodes in front of the J.P. Morgan building in New York City -- 38 are killed and 400 injured (1920)

Sam Rayburn elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1940)

Juan PerĂ³n is deposed in Argentina (1955)

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the South Lawn of the White House to promote Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics (2009)

b: Stephanie von Hohenlohe (1891); d: McGeorge Bundy (1996)


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