Brenner Pass Meet-Up, H. Rap Brown, Yeltsin Goes Rogue

On this day: October 4
Meeting between Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini at the Brenner Pass (1940)

In Moscow, President Boris Yeltsin orders tanks to bombard the White House, a government housing the Russian parliament (1993)

A group called Islamic Jihad perpetrates the Maxim Restaurant suicide bombing in Haifa, Israel, killing 21 and wounding 51 (2003)

President B. Hussein Obama meets with his Economic Recovery Advisory Board (2010)

b: Walther von Brauchitsch (1881), Ernst Kaltenbrunner (1903), H. Rap Brown (1943); d: Janis Joplin (1970)

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