International Day for Tolerance
The Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens (1914)
LSD is first synthesized by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann at the Sandoz Laboratories in Basel, Switzerland (1938)
The U.S. Army secretly admits 88 German scientists and engineers to help in the development of rocket technology (1945)
President B. Hussein Obama holds a phony "Town Hall" to use students at the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum as political-theatrical props(2009)
President B. Hussein Obama and V.P. Joe Biden meet with Congressional leaders to discuss their latest manufactured crisis, the impending so-called "fiscal cliff" (2012)
b: Oswald Mosley (1896), Ann Dore McLaughlin (1941); d: Sam Rayburn (1961), Vicente Lombardo Toledano (1968), Milton Friedman (2006)
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