5/11/13

Ricardo Klement Captured, Klaus Barbie On Trial, Kim Philby

On this day: May 11
4,000 Pullman Palace Car Company workers go on a wildcat strike in Illinois (1894)

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, four Israeli Mossad agents capture fugitive National Socialist Workers' Party big Adolf Eichmann, living under the assumed name Ricardo Klement (1960)

The first contraceptive pill is made available on the market (1960)

Klaus Barbie goes on trial in Lyon for war crimes committed during World War II (1987)

b: Jim Jeffords (1934); d: Daniel De Leon (1914), Kim Philby (1988)

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