3/13/13

Nikolai Bukharin, Điện Biên Phủ, Fulgencio Batista

On this day: March 13
Banks in the U.S. begin to re-open after President Franklin D. Roosevelt mandated a "bank holiday" (1933)

Viet Minh forces attack the French at Điện Biên Phủ (1954)

Cuban student revolutionaries storm the presidential palace in Havana in a failed attempt on the life of President Fulgencio Batista (1957)

The Obama Department of Social Justice outlines a new legal standard for detaining the suspected terrorists held at Guantanamo, dropping the definition of "enemy combatant" (2009)

In Atlanta, GA, President Barack Obama details his plans for fundamentally transforming the American education system (2010)

b: Walter Annenberg (1908), L. Ron Hubbard (1911); d: Susan B. Anthony (1906), Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin (1938), Clarence Darrow (1938), J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1943)

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