Samuel Gompers Born, The Young Left, Thomas Crapper Dead

On this day: January 27
U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears" (1825)

The Young Left is founded in Norway (1909)

b: Samuel Gompers (1850), Learned Hand (1872), Gottfried Feder (1883), John Roberts (1955); d: Ali ibn Abi-Talib (661), Thomas Crapper (1910), J. D. Salinger (2010), Howard Zinn (2010)

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