George Jackson Born, Auschwitz Gas, Checkers Speech

On this day: September 23
Fall of Tripolitsa, Greece, and massacre of 30,000 Turks (1821)

The first gas murder experiments are conducted at Auschwitz (1941)

Richard Nixon makes his "Checkers speech" (1952)

Celebrate Bisexuality Day is first observed in the United States (1999)

President B. Hussein Obama gives his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, and speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama travels to New York City and gives another teleprompted speech at the United Nations General Assembly (2010)

b: Walter Lippmann (1889), George Jackson (1941); d: Sigmund Freud (1939), Carl Rowan (2000)

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