Soviet troops enter Hungary to end the revolution that started on October 23 (1956)
Chief Justice Rose Bird and two colleagues are removed from the Supreme Court of California by the electorate via recall (1986)
President Barack Obama speaks from TOTUS at James C. Wright Middle School in Madison, Wisconsin discussing the American education system (2009)
b: Will Rogers (1879); d: Max Shachtman (1972)
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