10/5/12

France, Louis Brandeis, Derrick Bell

On this day: October 5
Christianity is disestablished in France (1793)

A six month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers' studios (1945)

The Public Broadcasting Service is founded (1970)

President Barack Obama gives a speech to doctors about Obamacare at the Rose Garden of the White House (2009)

President Barack Obama signs "Rosa's Law" which changes references in many Federal Statutes that refer to mental retardation to refer, instead to, "intellectual disability" (2010)

b: Ray Kroc (1902), Fritz Fischer (1912), Philip Berrigan (1923); d: Louis Brandeis (1941), Derrick A. Bell (2011)

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