2/18/14

Huck Finn Out, White Rose Movement, Robert Hanssen Busted

On this day: February 18
Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is published for the first time (1885)

Joseph Goebbels delivers the Sportpalast speech (1943)

The National Socialist Workers Party (Nazis) arrest the members of the White Rose movement (1943)

FBI agent Robert Hanssen is arrested for spying for the Soviet Union (2001)

President B. Hussein Obama meets with the Dalai Lama in the Map Room at the White House (2010)

b: Helen Gurley Brown (1922), Gahan Wilson (1930), Yoko Ono (1933); d: Johnny Appleseed (1785), Chivu Stoica (1975)

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