2/11/13

The Gerrymander, Manuel Noriega, Jay Carney

On this day: February 11
Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry gerrymanders for the first time (1812)

Emma Goldman is arrested for lecturing on birth control (1916)

A sit-down strike ends when General Motors recognizes the United Auto Workers union (1937)

TIME Magazine's Jay Carney replaces Robert Gibbs as President Barack Obama's White House Press Secretary (2011)

b: James Cannon (1890), Manuel Noriega (1938), Jeb Bush (1953); d: A. J. Muste (1967)

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