11/6/13

Nelson Aldrich Born, Derrick Bell Born, Leftists Attack Bogotá

On this day: November 6
Memphis becomes the first major city to enter the TVA (1934)

Plutonium is first produced at the Hanford Atomic Facility, for use in the Fat Man atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki (1944)

In Colombia, leftist guerrillas of the April 19 Movement seize control of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, eventually killing 115 people, 11 of them Supreme Court justices (1985)

President B. Hussein Obama gives shout out to a 'Congressional Medal of Honor Winner' who isn't, before issuing first comments on the Fort Hood massacre (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama and FLOTUS begin a lavish ten-day vacation junket to Asia (2010)

Presidebt B. Hussein Obama wins re-election, with some swing-state precincts reporting greater-than 100% turnout with 100% of votes cast for Obama (2012)

b: Nelson W. Aldrich (1841), Charles Dow (1851), Derrick A. Bell (1930); d: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1893)

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