Mother Jones Dead, Abbie Hoffman Born, #Occupy Seattle

On this day: November 30
The People's Republic of South Yemen becomes independent from the United Kingdom (1967)

In Seattle, protests against the WTO meeting by anti-globalization protesters catch police unprepared and force the cancellation of opening ceremonies (1999)

President B. Hussein Obama and the disgraced ex-President Bill Clinton meet Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama holds a rare confab with Congressional leaders dubbed the "Slurpee Summit" (2010)

b: Shirley Chisholm (1924), Abbie Hoffman (1936); d: Oscar Wilde (1900), Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1930)

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