1/29/14

Harry Hopkins Dead, Axis of Evil, Blago Convicted

On this day: January 29
U.S. President Andrew Jackson orders first use of federal soldiers to suppress a labor dispute (1834)

In a State of the Union Address, U.S. President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea (2002)

President B. Hussein Obama signs his first bill, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (2009)

Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich is convicted of several corruption charges, including the alleged solicitation of personal benefit in exchange for an appointment to the U.S. Senate as a replacement for then-U.S. president-elect B. Hussein Obama (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama stages a revival meeting of progressive unionists at the University of Tampa (2010)

b: Anton Chekhov (1860), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Gerda Steinhoff (1922); d: Harry Hopkins (1946), H. L. Mencken (1956)

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