8/1/13

Mother Jones, Cultural Revolution, Rush Debuts

On this day: August 1
Communist Party of Independence and Work is banned in Senegal (1960)

Purges of intellectuals and imperialists becomes official People's Republic of China policy at the beginning of the Cultural Revolution (1966)

Rush Limbaugh begins his national radio show (1988)

b: Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837), Ron Gettelfinger (1944); d: Frank Little (1917), Walter Ulbricht (1973), Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (2005)

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