Eleanor Marx Born, Prohibition Forward, The Shah Flees

On this day: January 16
The U.S. ratifies the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, authorizing Prohibition one year after states' ratification (1919)

Socialist German Workers Party boss Adolf Hitler moves into his underground safe house, the Führerbunker (1945)

The Youth International Party is founded (1968)

The Shah of Iran flees Iran with his family, relocates to Egypt (1979)

Marxist Congolese President Laurent-Désiré Kabila is assassinated by one of his bodyguards (2001)

President B. Hussein Obama hauls out his proposal to disarm law-abiding Americans (2013)

b: Eleanor Marx (1855); d: Ma Barker (1935), Ross Bagdasarian (1972)

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