House of Saud, #Occupy Cuba, War on Poverty

On this day: January 8
The U.S. national debt is zero for the only time (1835)

Abdul-Aziz ibn Saud becomes the King of Hejaz and renames it Saudi Arabia (1926)

Fidel Castro's Cuban Revolution is completed with the take over of Santiago de Cuba (1959)

President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a "War on Poverty" in the U.S. (1964)

b: A. J. Muste (1885), Karl Brandt (1904), Kim Jong-un (1983 or 1984); d: Joseph Schumpeter (1950), Zhou Enlai (1976), Tom McCall (1983)

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