Herbert Hoover Lied, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Oswald Mosley Dead

On this day: December 3
President Herbert Hoover announces to the U.S. Congress that the worst effects of the recent stock market crash are behind the nation and the American people have regained faith in the economy (1929)

Police arrest over 800 students at the University of California, Berkeley, following their takeover and sit-in at the administration building in protest at the UC Regents' decision to forbid protests on UC property (1964)

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini becomes the first Supreme Leader of Iran (1979)

At the Hotel Shamu in Mogadishu, Somalia, an Islamic jihadi suicide bomber killed 24 including three ministers of the Transitional Federal Government, and wounded 60 (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama grants the first presidential pardons of his administration to nine convicted criminals (2010)

b: James Day Hodgson (1915); d: Oswald Mosley (1980)

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