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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