5/5/13

Karl Marx, John Sweeney, Addis Ababa

On this day: May 5
Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (1936)

Emperor Haile Selassie returns to Addis Ababa, since commemorated as Liberation Day (1941)

Mass protests in Greece erupt in response to austerity measures imposed by the government as a result of the Greek debt crisis (2010)

b: Karl Marx (1818), John Sweeney (1934); d: Napoleon I (1821), Horst Schumann (1983)

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