11/9/12

AFL-CIO, Kristallnacht, Neville Chamberlain

On this day: November 9
Joseph Stalin enters the provisional government of the USSR (1917)

The Congress of Industrial Organizations is founded in Atlantic City by eight trade unions belonging to the American Federation of Labor (1935)

Kristallnacht - Germany's first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence - begins (1938)

Communist-controlled East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall allowing its citizens to travel to West Germany; people start demolishing the Berlin Wall (1989)

b: Spiro Agnew (1918); d: Mary Jane Kelly (1888), Ramsay MacDonald (1937), Neville Chamberlain (1940), Ed Bradley (2006)

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