Germany invades the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa (1941)
Various Communist and Socialist French Resistance movements merge to one group (1941)
The Cuyahoga River catches fire, which triggers a crack-down on pollution in the river (1969)
President B. Hussein Obama grants authority over tobacco products to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (2009)
President B. Hussein Obama announces his plan to pull 33,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan before his 2012 re-election (2011)
The progressive friend-of-Barack, Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo, is removed from office by impeachment and succeeded by Federico Franco (2012)
b: Dianne Feinstein (1933), Elizabeth Warren (1949), Erin Brockovich (1960)
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