Nelson Aldrich, Derrick Bell, Hanford

On this day: November 6
Memphis becomes the first major city to enter the TVA (1934)

Plutonium is first produced at the Hanford Atomic Facility, for use in the Fat Man atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki (1944)

In Colombia, leftist guerrillas of the April 19 Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, eventually killing 115 people, 11 of them Supreme Court justices (1985)

President Barack Obama gives shout out to a 'Congressional Medal of Honor Winner' who isn't, before issuing first comments on Fort Hood massacre (2009)

President Barack Obama and FLOTUS begin a ten-day junket to Asia (2010)

b: Nelson W. Aldrich (1841), Charles Dow (1851), Derrick A. Bell (1930); d: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1893)

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