11/15/12

League of Nations, Gypsies, Stokely Carmichael

On this day: November 15
First assembly of the League of Nations is held in Geneva (1920)

Franklin D. Roosevelt lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial (1939)

German SS leader Heinrich Himmler orders that Gypsies are to be put "on the same level as Jews and placed in concentration camps" (1943)

b: Erwin Rommel (1891), W. Averell Harriman (1891); d: Stokely Carmichael (1998)

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