George Soros Born, Joe 4 Goes Off, MLB On Strike

On this day: August 12
Chicago is founded (1833)

The Night of the Murdered Poets – thirteen most prominent Jewish intellectuals are murdered in Moscow (1952)

The Soviet atomic bomb project continues with the detonation of Joe 4, the first Soviet thermonuclear weapon (1953)

Major League Baseball players go on strike, forcing cancellation of the 1994 World Series (1994)

President B. Hussein Obama holds a welcoming ceremony for his newly appointed Supreme Court Justice, the radical leftist Sonia Sotomayor, in the East Room of the White House (2009)

b: Klara Pölzl (1860), George Soros (1930), Willie Horton (1951); d: Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (1944), William Shockley (1989)

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