10/29/12

Henry George, Leon Czolgosz, Benito Mussolini

On this day: October 29
Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of U.S. President William McKinley, is executed by electrocution (1901)

The King of Italy, Victor Emmanuel III, appoints Benito Mussolini as Prime Minister (1922)

The first-ever computer-to-computer link is established on ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet (1969)

President Barack Obama travels to Dover Air Force Base for a photo-op at the return of eighteen American soldiers killed in Afghanistan (2009)

b: Franz von Papen (1879), Joseph Goebbels (1897), Ernst Wollweber (1898), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), David Remnick (1958); d: Henry George (1897), Leon Czolgosz (1901), Joseph Pulitzer (1911)


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