10/30/12

Woodrow's War, GATT, Novaya Zemlya

On this day: October 30
Czar Nicholas II grants Russia's first constitution, creating a legislative assembly (1905)

The Ottoman Empire signs an armistice with the Allies, ending the Great War (1918)

The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade / World Trade Organization is founded (1947)

The Soviet Union detonates the hydrogen bomb Tsar Bomba over Novaya Zemlya, it is still the largest explosive device ever detonated (1961)

President Barack Obama cancels a 22-year old immigration and travel ban on citizens with HIV (2009)

b: Grace Slick (1939); d: G√ľnther von Kluge (1882), Donna Rachele Mussolini (1979)


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