11/8/12

Lenin-Trotsky-Stalin, CWA, Si Newhouse

On this day: November 8
The People's Commissars give authority to Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, and Joseph Stalin (1917)

Beer Hall Putsch: Hitler's Nazis fail to overthrow the German government (1923)

FDR unveils the Civil Works Administration for the unemployed (1933)

The right ear of John Paul Getty III is delivered to a newspaper together with a ransom note for $2.9 million (1973)

President Barack Obama
comments on the Fort Hood killings of November 5 by Islamist Major Nidal Malik Hasan (2009)

b: Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (1901), Dorothy Day (1897), Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr. (1927); d: Vyacheslav Molotov (1986)


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