10/24/13

Mussolini Invades Ethiopia, U.N. Born, Kweisi Mfume Born

On this day: October 24
"Black Thursday" stock market crash on the New York Stock Exchange (1929)

Italy invades Ethiopia (1935)

Founding of the United Nations (1945)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower pledges U. S. opposition to North Vietnam (1954)

b: George Crumb (1929); b: Kweisi Mfume (1948), Mary Bono (1961); d: Rosa Parks (2005)

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