10/10/12

Munich Agreement, Gypsy Kids, Red Honduras

On this day: October 10
The Munich Agreement cedes the Sudetenland to Nazi (National Socialist Workers' Party) Germany (1938)

800 Gypsy children are systematically murdered at Auschwitz death camp (1944)

The Communist Party of Honduras is founded (1954)

President Barack Obama speaks at the Human Rights Campaign's 13th annual national dinner, to address civil rights and equality, along with gay marriage and "Don't ask, don't tell." (2009)

b: Wolfram von Richthofen (1895), Khalil al-Wazir (1935); d: Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1875), Karl Genzken (1957), Clark Clifford (1998)

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