Ethiopia Annexed, Hermann Göring Captured, Ulrike Meinhof

On this day: May 9
Italy formally annexes Ethiopia after taking the capital Addis Ababa on May 5 (1936)

Hermann Göring is captured by the U.S. Army (1945)

President Barack Obama picks swing-state Virginia to deliver a big speech at Hampton University commencement (2010)

b: Ştefan Foriş (1892), Baldur von Schirach (1907), Daniel Berrigan (1921); d: Ulrike Meinhof (1976)

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