5/31/14

Graham Wallas Born, Gregor Strasser Born, Túpac Amaru Shoots

On This Progressive Day: May 31
The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the Second Boer War and ensures British control of South Africa (1902)

The Soviet Union signs an agreement with the Peking government, referring to Outer Mongolia as an "integral part of the Republic of China" whose "sovereignty" therein the Soviet Union promises to respect (1924)

A group of six members of the guerrilla group Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) of Peru, shot dead eight transsexuals, in the city of Tarapoto (1989)

Si Newhouse's Vanity Fair reveals that Mark Felt was Deep Throat (2005)

President B. Hussein Obama denounces the killing of radical abortionist George Tiller, saying he was "shocked and outraged" (2009)

b: Graham Wallas (1858), Alois Hudal (1885), Gregor Strasser (1892); d: Walther Funk (1960), Adolf Eichmann (1962), W.A. 'Tony' Boyle (1985), Timothy Leary (1996), George Tiller (2009)

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