The first Communist International meets in Moscow (1919)
The Steel Workers Organizing Committee signs a surprise collective bargaining agreement with U.S. Steel, leading to unionization of the industry (1937)
Ho Chi Minh is elected the President of North Vietnam (1946)
Nelson Mandela elected deputy President of the African National Congress (1990)
b: Mikhail Gorbachev (1931); d: Lolo Soetoro (1987)
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