10/1/13

Jews Expelled, Union Terrorism, Eric Hobsbawm Dead

On this day: October 1
Czar Nikolay II expels Jews from major Russian cities (1898)

100 bombs set by union organizers against non-union sites, one bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building, killing 21 (1910)

The Soviet Union introduces its First Five-Year Plan (1928)

Nazi leaders sentenced at Nuremberg Trials (1946)

The People's Republic of China is declared by Mao Zedong (1949)

The U.S. returns sovereignty of the Panama Canal (1979)

President B. Hussein Obama gives a statement on the Iranian nuclear program (2009)

b: Annie Besant (1847), Jimmy Carter (1924); d: Eric Hobsbawm (2012)

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