The Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna (1908)
Iraq gains independence from Britain (1932)
Italy invades Ethiopia (1935)
Barack Hussein Obama weds Michelle LaVaughn Robinson (1992)
O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman (1995)
TARP, the $700 billion bailout bill for the U.S. financial system, is signed by President George W. Bush (2008)
b: Thomas Wolfe (1900); d: William Morris (1896), Walter Duranty (1957), Woody Guthrie (1967)
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