The Communist Party of Spain is founded (1921)
Jimmy Carter issues Executive order freezing all Iranian assets in the U.S. in response to the hostage crisis (1979)
A budget standoff in the U.S. Congress forces the federal government to temporarily close national parks and museums and to run most government offices with skeleton staffs (1995)
President Barack Obama delivers a big speech at Suntory Hall in Minato, Tokyo, Japan (2009)
b: Jawaharlal Nehru (1889), Joseph McCarthy (1908), Valerie Jarrett (1956); d: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1831), Daniel Tobin (1955)
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