Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany (1934)
The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed in America, essentially rendering marijuana and all its by-products illegal (1937)
Rebellion in the Nazi death camp of Treblinka (1943)
President B. Hussein Obama signs the Budget Control Act of 2011, raising the federal debt ceiling (2011)
b: Karl Otto Koch (1897); d: Edward Aveling (1898), Paul von Hindenburg (1934)
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