Jimmy Hoffa Born, Banks Nationalized, The Knesset Convenes

On this day: February 14
The League of Women Voters is founded in Chicago (1920)

The Bank of England is nationalized (1946)

The Knesset convenes for the first time (1949)

The XX Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union begins in Moscow. On the last night of the meeting, Premier Nikita Khrushchev condemns Joseph Stalin's crimes in a secret speech (1956)

b: Max Horkheimer (1895), Jimmy Hoffa (1913), d: John Ehrlichman (1999)

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