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William James Born, Out On Strike, Transylvania Annexed

On this day: January 11
The Lawrence textile strike begins in Lawrence, MA (1912)

Romania annexes Transylvania (1919)

Islamic jihadists perpetrate the Sidi-Hamed massacre in Algeria, killing 103 people and injuring 70 (1998)

The first 20 Taliban and al-Qaeda detainees from Afghanistan arrive at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for possible questioning and trial (2002)

President B. Hussein Obama holds a joint press conference with Afghan president Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.C., to discuss surrender to the Taliban in Afghanistan (2013)

b: William James (1842), Alice Paul (1885), Arthur Scargill (1938); d: Lynn Frazier (1947)

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