1/22/14

Woodrow: Peace First, LBJ Dead, Evo Morales Immaculated

On this day: January 22
The United Mine Workers of America was founded in Columbus, Ohio (1890)

Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg (1905)

President Woodrow Wilson calls for "peace without victory" in Europe (1917)

Ramsay MacDonald becomes the first Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1924)

Creation of the Central Intelligence Group, forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency (1946)

The Organization of American States suspends Cuba's membership (1962)

Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia (2006)

President B. Hussein Obama signs a bogus executive order announcing the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp within a year (2009)

b: Grigori Rasputin (1869), D. W. Griffith (1875), Roman Ungern von Sternberg (1886); d: Queen Victoria (1901), Fyodor Dan (1947), Lyndon B. Johnson (1973), Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy (1995), Rose Mary Woods (2005)

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