11/7/13

Leon Trotsky Born, Bolsheviks Win, Stanley Ann Dunham Dead

On this day: November 7
The New Republic magazine is published (1914)

In Petrograd, Bolshevik leaders Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky lead revolutionaries in overthrowing the Provisional Government (1917)

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing PBS (1967)

Hillary Rodham Clinton is elected to the United States Senate, becoming the first former First Lady to win public office in the United States, although she was actually still the First Lady (2000)

Iran bans advertising of United States products (2002)

President B. Hussein Obama signs an executive order establishing the Council on Veterans Employment (2009)

b: Leon Trotsky (1879), Albert Camus (1913); d: A.C. Townley (1959), Alexander Dubček (1992), Stanley Ann Dunham (1995)

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