11/7/12

Leon Trotsky, Bolsheviks Win, A.C. Townley

On this day: November 7
The New Republic magazine is published (1914)

In Petrograd, Bolshevik leaders Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky lead revolutionaries in overthrowing the Provisional Government (1917)

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing PBS (1967)

President Barack Obama signs an executive order establishing the Council on Veterans Employment (2009)

b: Leon Trotsky (1879), Albert Camus (1913); d: A.C. Townley (1959), Alexander Dubček (1992), Ann Dunham (1995)

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