Playing against Army at Yankee Stadium, Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne gives what is considered the greatest locker room speeches of all time by saying "Win one for the Gipper." (1928)
Fall of the Communist regime in Bulgaria (1989)
President B. Hussein Obama gives a workplace-violence speech at Fort Hood for the victims of jihadi terrorist Major Nidal Malik Hasan (2009)
b: Russell Means (1939); d: Arthur Rimbaud (1891), Leonid Brezhnev (1982)
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