The Axis, Ngô Đình Diệm, The Wise Men

On this day: November 2
Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire (1914)

Haile Selassie is crowned emperor of Ethiopia (1930)

Italian dictator Benito Mussolini proclaims the Rome-Berlin Axis (1936)

President Lyndon B. Johnson and "The Wise Men" conclude that the American people should be given more optimistic reports on the progress of the Vietnam War (1967)

President Barack Obama meets with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden to discuss climate change (2009)

b: Thomas Kennedy (1887); d: George Bernard Shaw (1950), Ngô Đình Diệm (1963)

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