Silent Cal On Radio, Arlen Specter Born, Clinton Acquitted

On this day: February 12
Anarchist Émile Henry hurls a bomb into the Cafe Terminus in Paris, France, killing one and wounding 20 (1894)

Calvin Coolidge becomes the first President of the U.S. to deliver a political speech on radio (1924)

President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the U.S. Senate in his impeachment trial (1999)

President B. Hussein Obama's nominee for the office of Commerce Secretary, GOP U.S. Sen. Judd Gregg, withdraws his nomination (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama announces a drawdown of 34,000 troops from Afghanistan (2013)

b: John L. Lewis (1880), Julius Streicher (1885), Arlen Specter (1930); d: Immanuel Kant (1804)

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