6/19/14

Viva Querétaro, Ayman al-Zawahiri Born, The Rosenbergs Dead

On This Progressive Day: June 19
Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro (1867)

After all of the Southern States are formally readmitted to the U.S., the Confederate States of America ceases to exist (1870)

The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (1934)

The Soviet occupation of Hungary ends (1991)

The Al-Khilani Mosque in Baghdad is bombed by Islamofascists, killing 78 people and injuring 218 others (2007)

On Fathers Day, President B. Hussein Obama notably identified his leftwing father as one of the greatest influences in his own life, although they were only together once during his infancy (2009)

b: Ayman al-Zawahiri (1951); d: Grace Abbott (1939), Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (1953), William Golding (1993)

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