The Russian Social Democratic Labor Party splits into two groups; the Bolsheviks (Russian for "majority") and Mensheviks (Russian for "minority") (1903)
U.S. recognizes Soviet Union (1933)
Nine Czech students are executed as a response to anti-Nazi demonstrations prompted by the death of Jan Opletal (1939)
The Screen Actors Guild implements an anti-Communist loyalty oath (1947)
President Richard Nixon tells 400 Associated Press managing editors "I am not a crook" (1973)
"17 November" is the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising (1973)
b: Grace Abbott (1878); d: Robert Owen (1858), Ferenc Puskás (2006)
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